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    ILLBuster project video promo

    Posted by on Feb 1, 2016 in Homepage, News | 0 comments

    ILLBuster project video promo

    We are proud to inform that the ILLBuster project has produced a video promo for the project. You can find it here. Share it to create more knowledge and awareness! The Tech and Law center is partner of the project and participated to the final event in Cagliari, Italy, on 29th January...

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    An Exclusive Interview with UN and ISO experts in Robots and Regulation

    Posted by on Nov 27, 2015 in Homepage, Interviews, News | 0 comments

    An Exclusive Interview with UN and ISO experts in Robots and Regulation

    An Exclusive Tech and Law Center Interview with UN and ISO experts in Robots and Regulation, thanks to our distinguished fellow   Dr. Yueh-Hsuan Weng, ROBOLAW.ASIA Initiative   Thank you very much for accepting this interview! Can you please tell us a bit about your background. What led you to become involved in robot ethics and when did you begin pursuing laws for robots?   Yueh-Hsuan Weng: I am a co-founder of the ROBOLAW.ASIA Initiative at Peking University and formerly a researcher of EU FP7 Project: ROBOLAW and the Humanoid Robotics...

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    Regulation of Unknown: Does the Humanoid Robot “PEPPER” need Red Flag Laws?

    Posted by on Oct 1, 2015 in Homepage, News, Recommended Readings | 0 comments

    Regulation of Unknown: Does the Humanoid Robot “PEPPER” need Red Flag Laws?

    Abstract Pepper the robot, developed by SoftBank and manufactured by Foxconn, is able to socially interact with human beings based on its emotion reading and learning capabilities. It even has a biomorphic shape, just like us. However, recently a Pepper robot was attacked by a drunkard in Japan in September 2015. This incident is worth discussing, as there may be clues for us to think about the emerging issue for robots to be members of our society. Besides, the incident has been received with immense scrutiny from the public as it is...

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    ‘Moments’ and Face Recognition on Facebook within the European Legal Framework

    Posted by on Aug 4, 2015 in Homepage, News | 0 comments

    ‘Moments’ and Face Recognition on Facebook within the European Legal Framework

      What is ‘Moments’ Our daily life is continuously captured by digital photographs that are often shared with other people and uploaded on online social networks (OSN). To help make this easier Newsroom Facebook recently announced a new standalone app called ‘Moments’. This app is able to group photos taken on smart-phones and uses facial recognition technology to individuate which one of your friends is in them. In other words it is a way of sharing content between users, which involves the synchronization data management by...

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    [ITA] Giuseppe Vaciago su cybersecurity e robotics a e-privacy XVII (2015) La trasparenza e la privacy

    Posted by on Jul 2, 2015 in Homepage, News | 0 comments

    [ITA] Giuseppe Vaciago su cybersecurity e robotics a e-privacy XVII (2015) La trasparenza e la privacy

    Tech and Law oggi sarà presente a e-privacy XVII (2015) La trasparenza e la privacy con un talk di Giuseppe Vaciago su  “Cyber security e Robotics: una sfida ancora poco conosciuta”. Ecco un breve descrizione dell’intervento: L’estrema rapidità con cui in questi ultimi anni la robotica si è sviluppata non ha consentito di valutare adeguatamente sia il fenomeno della criminalità informatica (che potrebbe sfruttare le vulnerabilità dei sistemi operativi dei robot per finalità illecite), sia quello dei movimenti hacker...

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