ICRES 2018

For AIs, Is it Ethically/Legally Permitted That Ethical Obligations Override Legal Ones?

On scenarios exhibiting a conflict between moral and legal obligations, we bring to bear a new form of distributed, multi-agent artificial intelligence, which we refer to as “tentacular.” Tentacular AI is distinguished by six attributes, which among other things entail a capacity for reasoning and planning based in highly expressive calculi (logics), and which enlists subsidiary agents across distances circumscribed only by the reach of the Internet.