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UN Debates Preemptive Ban on Killer Robots

     
1:38 am on May 14, 2014 (gmt 0)

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Campaign to Stop Killer Robots launches in London
Killer robots are at the heart of popcorn fare like the Matrix and Terminator movies, but there's a serious debate underlying it all: do we want to trust fully autonomous machines with lethal weapons? Some would argue that it's just too risky, and the United Nations has accordingly held its first meetings discussing a potential ban on the concept before.

[engadget.com...]

...and for more reading -- or take action on the subject: [stopkillerrobots.org...]
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I wouldn't want one of those sitting around the office! ;)