Peeping Hals


  • M. Ryan Calo
Publish Date:
January 19, 2011
Publication Title:
175 Artificial Intelligence 940
Journal Article
  • M. Ryan Calo, Peeping Hals, 175 Artificial Intelligence 940 (2011)
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Robotics and artificial intelligence hold enormous promise but raise a variety of ethical
and legal concerns, including with respect to privacy. Robotics and artificial intelligence
implicate privacy in at least three ways. First, they increase our capacity for surveillance.
Second, they introduce new points of access to historically private spaces such as the
home. Finally, they trigger hardwired social responses that can threaten several of the
values privacy protects. Responding to the privacy implications of robotics and artificial
intelligence is likely to require a combination of design, law, and education