January 23 | Large Libel Models? Liability for AI Output

Tuesday, January 23, 2024
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Michel Oksenberg Conference Room
Encina Hall, Third Floor, Central, S350
616 Jane Stanford Way, Stanford, CA 94305
Eugene Volokh

Join the Cyber Policy Center on Tuesday, January 23rd from 12 Noon–1 PM Pacific, for Large Libel Models? Liability for AI Output, a conversation with Eugene Volokh, UCLA Law School professor. The session will be moderated by Nate Persily, co director of the Stanford Cyber Policy Center, and is part of the of the Winter Seminar Series, a series spanning January through March hosted at the Cyber Policy Center. Sessions are in-person and virtual, via Zoom and streamed via YouTube, with in-person attendance offered to Stanford affiliates only. Lunch is provided for in-person attendance and registration is required. This session will take place in Encina Hall, on the 3rd floor in the Oksenberg Conference Room.

Volokh will speak about his article on the topic of large libel models and liability, exploring the question, if ChatGPT, Google Bard, or Bing Copilot say false and damaging things about you, can you successfully sue their creators for libel?

About the Speaker

Eugene Volokh teaches First Amendment law and a First Amendment amicus brief clinic at UCLA School of Law, where he has also often taught copyright law, criminal law, tort law, and a seminar on firearms regulation policy. He is the Gary T. Schwartz Distinguished Professor of Law at UCLA and a Visiting Fellow (Senior Fellow starting May 2024) at the Hoover Institution. Before his role at UCLA, he clerked for Justice Sandra Day O'Connor on the U.S. Supreme Court and for Judge Alex Kozinski on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.