|Title||U.N. Starts Discussion on Lethal Autonomous Robots|
|Date||Thursday May 15 2014, @04:22AM|
|from the t800-confirmed-to-be-attending dept.|
The U.N. has begun discussion on "lethal autonomous robots," killing machines which take the next step from our current drones which are operator controlled, to completely autonomous killing machines.
"Killer robots would threaten the most fundamental of rights and principles in international law," warned Steve Goose, arms division director at Human Rights Watch.
Are we too far down the rabbit hole, or can we come to reasonable and humane limits on this new world of death-by-algorithm?
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