Thursday, May 30, 2013

Killer Robots: UN Official Joins Call For Ban

Robots that can attack and kill without human direction should be banned before they come into existence, according to a senior UN official.

Lethal autonomous robotics (LARs) have not yet been created but are described as "the next major revolution in military affairs".

The Terminator-style weapons systems could select, engage and kill targets without further human intervention once activated.

http://news.sky.com/story/1097305/killer-robots-un-official-joins-call-for-ban