At this point, perhaps the only certainty that exists around the regulation of new consumer technology is that it’s going to be very, very complicated. The “Data Dump: How to Deal with the Heap of AI Big Data Liability and Compliance Issues” panel held during the American Bar Association’s (ABA) AI and Robotics Institute delved into some of the ambiguities that continue to surround issues such as liability or who a set of data even belongs to anyway. 

“You cannot regulate something that you do not understand,” said panelist David Mordecai, president and co-founder of the computational advisory firm Risk Economics.