UK: Driverless car makers face jail if they cause harm
UK government spokesperson Baroness Buscombe confirmed driverless car makers will face jail if their vehicles cause harm.
Buscombe was responding to a parliamentary question on the subject. She asserted that existing health and safety law "applies to artificial intelligence and machine learning software".
The response helps to settle a debate between academics and legal circles about responsibility when it comes to AI. Some believe the fear of prosecution may drive people away from developing...