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Ethics & Society Newsfeed: January 29, 2016

Google’s Autonomous Car, via

  • The Ethics of Autonomous Cars
    • Patrick Lin examines if there is a break between ethics and laws when it comes to robotic cars and future automobile innovations. What kind of judgements can machines make?
  • An Unprecedented Threat to Privacy
    • Edward Delman examines police departments with access to over 20,000 license plates. He notes the inherent privacy violation of the cases, and critically examines the NYPD, who contain their own license tracking software.

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