Daily Archives: 19 November 2012

They Catch Up on Killer Death Robots

Oh look what’s in the news:

Losing Humanity
hrw.org

This 50-page report outlines concerns about these fully autonomous weapons, which would inherently lack human qualities that provide legal and non-legal checks on the killing of civilians.  In addition, the obstacles to holding anyone accountable for harm caused by the weapons …

They’re only four and a half years late to the party, but I welcome them, nonetheless.

Here is the 2009 reprint of March 1, 2008’s “Killer Death Robots”: Continue reading

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