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posted by martyb on Saturday June 05, @10:49PM   Printer-friendly
from the kill-all-humans dept.

Killer Drone 'Hunted Down A Human Target' Without Being Told To:

After a United Nations commission to block killer robots was shut down in 2018, a new report from the international body now says the Terminator-like drones are now here.

[...] The March 2020 attack was in Libya and perpetrated by a Kargu-2 quadcopter drone produced by Turkish military tech company STM "during a conflict between Libyan government forces and a breakaway military faction led by Khalifa Haftar, commander of the Libyan National Army," the Star reports, adding: "The Kargu-2 is fitted with an explosive charge and the drone can be directed at a target in a kamikaze attack, detonating on impact."

[...] "The lethal autonomous weapons systems were programmed to attack targets without requiring data connectivity between the operator and the munition: in effect, a true 'fire, forget and find' capability" – suggesting the drones attacked on their own.

[...] In August of last year, Human Rights Watch warned of the need for legislation against "killer robots" while NYC mayoral candidate Andrew Yang has called for a global ban on them – something the US and Russia are against.

See also: New Scientist magazine and the Star.


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  • (Score: -1, Troll) by Anonymous Coward on Sunday June 06, @12:42AM (4 children)

    by Anonymous Coward on Sunday June 06, @12:42AM (#1142201)

    There are lots of powerful Jews in Turkey, despite that Erdogan LARPS as a hardcore Muslim.

    Turqui and other Jew-run militia such as ISIS are balls-deep in clandestine activity that should by principle also target Israel, yet they go out of their way to avoid it despite their public doctrine. Domestically in America, Jews in academia are condoning the cold-blooded murder [msn.com] of White people in a similar fashion. Jews want Gentiles dead, and despite muzzing you they can legally get away with it.

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  • (Score: 1, Offtopic) by Reziac on Sunday June 06, @03:00AM (3 children)

    by Reziac (2489) on Sunday June 06, @03:00AM (#1142228) Homepage

    The shrink in your link is (per what info I could find) an Iranian immigrant. Her motivations may differ.

    • (Score: -1, Offtopic) by Anonymous Coward on Sunday June 06, @04:08AM (2 children)

      by Anonymous Coward on Sunday June 06, @04:08AM (#1142243)

      What were you thinking when you took the time to follow
      a link from an AC who thinks Jews run ISIS?

      • (Score: 0, Offtopic) by khallow on Sunday June 06, @04:57AM (1 child)

        by khallow (3766) Subscriber Badge on Sunday June 06, @04:57AM (#1142258) Journal
        My guess: "I'm *really* bored."
        • (Score: 2) by Reziac on Monday June 07, @12:15AM

          by Reziac (2489) on Monday June 07, @12:15AM (#1142534) Homepage

          Actually, had just run into that particular fruitcake elsewhere, so had the info ready to hand. And I get a little tired of "da jooos did it" when a modicum of backtracking often identifies a somewhat different faction.