Tesla and Liability

– CENTER FOR INTERNET AND SOCIETY AT STANFORD LAW SCHOOL, MAY 20 2015, BY PROF. BRYANT WALKER SMITH:

An interesting article in last week’s Wall Street Journal spawned a series of unfortunate headlines (in a variety of publications) suggesting that Tesla had somehow “solved” the “problem” of “liability” by requiring that human drivers manually instruct the company’s autopilot to complete otherwise-automated lane changes.

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