Danubius International Conferences, 1st International Conference on Education in the Digital Era

Artificial Intelligence (AI) – a Tool in the Fight against Cybercrime or a Subject of Criminal Liability?

Alexandra Novac-Leca
Last modified: 2022-07-15


Artificial intelligence, seen as a new and visionary research area that can currently be used in multiple fields, is of particular interest both in the field of law and in particular in criminal law. Through the technical and scientific tools used in the creation and development of artificial intelligence, alongside the human factor that is involved both in THE process of creating AI, but especially in the one of using and effectively integrating artificial intelligence in various activities, this new field can generate effects among the most diverse, positive or negative. Given that the negative effects are those that can lead to elements of criminal liability and the positive ones can help in practical terms in the implementation and compliance with the rules of criminal law, the question becomes clear from a legal and socio-legal point of view: Can AI to be both a tool used in the fight against cybercrime, contributing to cybersecurity, but also a subject of criminal liability?