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‘Killer Robots’ could be outlawed
Posted By admin On November 14, 2013 @ 2:14 pm In Prison Planet | Comments Disabled
London Telegraph 
November 14, 2013
The first steps towards the outlawing of “killer robots” could be taken on Thursday, as a UN committee meets to decide whether to investigate banning the controversial technology.
Campaigners are hoping that representatives from 117 states gathering for a two-day annual meeting in Geneva  will agree to an inquiry into the development of the machines, which they say pose a serious threat to the world.
“People initially accused us of being in some kind of fantasy world,” said Noel Sharkey, professor of artificial intelligence and robotics at Sheffield University, and one of the founders of the Stop the Killer Robots coalition. “But now they have realised that significant developments are already under way.
“At the moment we already have drones, which are supervised by humans – I have a lot of issues with these, but they can be used in compliance with international law.
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 London Telegraph: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/10446724/Killer-Robots-could-be-outlawed.html
 gathering for a two-day annual meeting in Geneva: http://www.unog.ch/80256EE600585943/%28httpPages%29/3CFCEEEF52D553D5C1257B0300473B77?OpenDocument
 Activists launch campaign against ‘autonomous weapons’: Killer robots must be stopped: http://www.prisonplanet.com/activists-launch-campaign-against-%e2%80%98autonomous-weapons%e2%80%99-killer-robots-must-be-stopped.html
 US Army Colonel Issues Warning About Remorseless “Killer Robots”: http://www.prisonplanet.com/us-army-colonel-issues-warning-about-remorseless-killer-robots.html
 Professor: Robots to Patrol Cities by 2040: http://www.prisonplanet.com/professor-robots-to-patrol-cities-by-2040.html
 The Case Against Killer Robots with Dr. Noel Sharkey: http://www.prisonplanet.com/the-case-against-killer-robots-with-dr-noel-sharkey.html
 Hasta la vista, humans: The menace of “killer robots”: http://www.prisonplanet.com/hasta-la-vista-humans-the-menace-of-killer-robots.html
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