DoNotPay’s AI was due to represent a defendant in court for the first time next month over a speeding ticket, but plans have been abandoned, according to the founder of the company
25 January 2023
Artificial intelligence company DoNotPay has dropped plans to deploy AI as a lawyer in a real court case for the first time after reportedly being threatened with legal action.
The trial on 22 February was to be the first time an AI advised a defendant in court, which the firm’s founder, Joshua Browder, told New Scientist would be “technically within the rules, but I don’t think it’s in the spirit of the rules”. The location of the US court hadn’t been …