Anyone following artificial intelligence in law knows that its first great cost saving has been in the area of document discovery. Machines can sort through duplicates so that associates don’t have to read the same document seven times, and they can string together thousands of emails to put together a quick-to-read series of a dozen

While the U.S. Supreme Court is deciding whether it’s lawful to covertly track a suspected felon through warrantless GPS monitoring (see April 15, 2011 petition here), the European Commission is tackling a more powerful, already implemented technology that could potentially threaten everyone’s privacy if left unregulated.


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