What are ‘robot rights,’ and should AI chatbots have them?

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AI chatbots are the new trend, but with their potential to generate bad answers and misinformation, but David Gunkel, a professor of communication studies, is asking a different question: What rights should robots, including AI chatbots, have? Gunkel argues that when we talk about robot rights, we’re talking about social integrations of these technologies to protect our moral and legal institutions. With the surge in attention to AI chatbots, it’s becoming clear that companies will likely include terms of service in user licenses to regulate how content can be used. Read full article here

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