Who would be punished if a bot commits/abets a crime?

Who would be liable when a completely autonomous artificial intelligence system/bot commits/abets a crime?
Posted 1 year ago  |    0  | 
Criminal Defense,Cyber Crime
Criminal Defense Cyber Crime

1 Answer(s)

Tanushree Sharma
Advocate
The one who initiates the process that resulted into commission of that crime. It is intuitive that a programme would not commence of its own volition; even self-starting programmes would require to be coded to actuate automatically. The programmer/coder that intentionally triggers the process would be held vicariously liable.

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