Future Law

Future Law Emerging Technology, Regulation and Ethics - Future Law

Hardback (30 Mar 2020) | English

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Synopsis

How will law, regulation and ethics govern a future of fast-changing technologies? Bringing together cutting-edge authors from academia, legal practice and the technology industry, Future Law explores and leverages the power of human imagination in understanding, critiquing and improving the legal responses to technological change. It focuses on the practical difficulties of applying law, policy and ethical structures to emergent technologies both now and in the future. It covers crucial current issues such as big data ethics, ubiquitous surveillance and the Internet of Things, and disruptive technologies such as autonomous vehicles, DIY genetics and robot agents. By using examples from popular culture such as books, films, TV and Instagram - including 'Black Mirror', 'Disney Princesses', 'Star Wars', 'Doctor Who' and 'Rick and Morty' - it brings hypothetical examples to life. And it asks where law might go next and to regulate new-phase technology such as artificial intelligence, 'smart homes' and automated emotion recognition.

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Edinburgh University Press

Edinburgh University Press

Edinburgh University Press is one of the leading university presses in the UK. We publish academic books and journals in our selected subject areas across the humanities and social sciences, combining cutting-edge scholarship with high editorial and production values to produce academic works of lasting importance.  The Press is a global ambassador for the University of Edinburgh, distributing our books and journals worldwide each year. Our publications carry the imprimatur of one of Britain's oldest and most distinguished centres of learning and enjoy the highest academic standards through the scholarly appraisal of the Press Committee. Scotland has a long tradition of furthering learning and intellectual debate and promoting awareness of new ideas. Edinburgh University Press is part of that heritage. As well as being a leading UK academic publisher we aim to be the pre-eminent publisher of serious books about Scotland.

Book information

ISBN: 9781474417617
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Imprint: Edinburgh University Press
Pub date:
DEWEY: 344.095
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Weight: 756g
Height: 234mm
Width: 156mm
Spine width: 26mm