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Proposal Seeks Giving Robots Legal Status as Electronic Persons with Rights and Obligations

January 16, 2017

(Tech Times) – With the growing popularity of artificial intelligence and advancements in the field of robotics, Europe is now making the necessary preparation for a robot revolution. European Parliament members on Thursday warned that the inevitable rise of robots in human lives calls for urgent EU rules, which include giving robots legal status and kill switches that would prevent them from causing dangerous damages.

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