Exposing bots

I get great pleasure at accusing chatbots of being chatbots – especially if they’re trying to hide it.  It’s a strange feeling – gleefully trolling a robot – while imagining the programmer through the looking glass.

Today I was trying to get clarity on an aspect of Canadian Copyright Law (ugh, don’t ask), and naively (or desperately) tried a chat window on a ‘free legal advice’ website.  Screen Shot 2017-11-06 at 11.17.17 PM

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