So, I was interested in this story in terms of its implications for Islamic interpretation and legal authority (it’s not very clear cut on AI issues).

Edina Harbinja, Lilian Edwards, Marisa McVey, The Conversation, Chatbots that resurrect the dead: legal experts weigh in on ‘disturbing’ technology “Our research has looked at the surprisingly complex legal question of what happens to your data after you die. At present, and in the absence of specific legislation, it’s unclear who might have the ultimate power to reboot your digital persona after your physical body has been put to rest.”


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