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AI hits the wrong note – artificial intelligence still some way to go when detecting copyright infringement

James Rhodes is a classical pianist. He recorded himself playing Bach in his living room and posted the recording on YouTube as he has done on countless other occasions. YouTube immediately removed the video claiming infringement in 47 seconds of the video. Almost immediately stories were circulating on the internet headed ‘Sony Owns Bach’. As…

Sophia – The Robot Saudi Citizen

Saudi Arabia has become the first country to give a robot citizenship. Before we all panic in a Blade Runner-esque manner, what does this actually mean? It has predominantly been received as a PR stunt to promote Saudi Arabia’s technology industry. The rights Sophia actually has have not been clearly set out but citizenship does…