AI is already causing harm and we need legislation

Ben Moore
Tue, 14 Jun 2022

AI is already causing harm and we need legislation
Artificial intelligence has reached the point where it 'feels real'. (Image: Getty)
Ben Moore
Tue, 14 Jun 2022
In a now 21-year-old episode of Futurama, I Dated a Robot, protagonist Philip J. Fry enters the metaverse and buys a copy of Lucy Liu’s image and a warped version of her personality, which he uploads to a robot in the physical world to be his girlfriend.It only gets worse when you find out that the information is being forcibly removed from a kidnapped Lucy Liu.As technological advancements edge this reality ever closer, legislation to challenge the inevitable exploitation that the tech risks seems still out of reach.I’m not talking...

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