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The EU Commission has appointed Prof. Borges, Managing Director of the Institute of Legal Informatics as a member of the New Technology formation of the newly formed Expert Group on Liability and New Technologies. This Expert Group will look at issues of AI, robotics, The Internet of Things and Industry 4.0. In particular, it will focus on the development of a liability framework and other legal instruments for new technologies.

On 17th June, SR 3 broadcast a radio report on the subject of "Fraud in my name – the consequences of identity theft". Both Prof. Borges and Andreas Sesing, a research assistant at the Institute of Legal Informatics, were interviewed for this report.

The Institute of Legal Informatics presented itself with its own stand to the visitors of the Saarland University’s Open Day on 26th May 2018 under the heading of "Experiment: accidents involving robotic cars". The large number of interested visitors could participate actively in the experiment or could inform themselves about the Institute's extensive project work and study opportunities.

Matthias Grabmair will visit the Institute of Legal Informatics on Monday, 11th June. The highlight of his visit are his lecture on "Search, Read, Argue and Predict: An Introduction to Artificial Intelligence and Law" and a personal report from "a German law student to American IT researcher – career path between Law and IT".

Since 25th May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation has been directly applicable in all EU Member States. The Saarland's Ministry of Justice, the Saarland University's Institute of Legal Informatics, the Independent Data Protection Centre of the Saarland as well as the Saarland's Chamber of Industry and Commerce lit "lecture fireworks" on this special day. (You can access the lecture slides here):

BMAS: ExamAI – KI Testing & Auditing

In the BMAS (Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs) project "ExamAI" Professor Borges' chair develops concepts for auditing and certification of AI applications. Further information: ExamAI

 

BMWi project: Designetz

In the "Designetz" project, Professor Sorge's chair is researching feasible solutions for the privacy-compliant handling of smart meter data. For more information see Designetz

Legal Testbed

The chair of Prof. Borges is developing solutions for Industry 4.0 through the project "Recht-Testbed Industrie 4.0" funded by the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology (BMWi). More...

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