Is a robot a person? EU lawmakers to roll our rules of AI engagement

Source: RTAmerica
January 17, 2017

Members of the European Parliament will soon vote on whether robots should be considered ‘electronic persons’ and lay out rules governing their interactions with human beings. Issues at stake include protecting humans from very sophisticated or powerful AIs and to regulate the role of robots in workplaces of the future. RT correspondent Peter Oliver reports.


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2 thoughts on “Is a robot a person? EU lawmakers to roll our rules of AI engagement”

  1. Minimum wage, working hours, health care, unions, discrimination in the work place, racism, multiculturalism, religion, schooling, qualifications, pets aka humans. The right to work, taxes, welfare benefits, and social housing come next.
    Right to protest, to go on strike, the right of self defence including the use of lethal force!
    Finally Robot politicians and robot lawyers representing their own in courts!
    Need I go on???.
    Can’t anyone else see how badly this will turn out?

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  2. Reblogged this on D. M. Hutchins and commented:
    This is wrong… look what happened when Corporations gained such status… Worked out great, didn’t it? Also, what about when these “persons” are competing for our jobs, and it takes us until we are 25-30 to EARN a PhD, but these “electronic persons” can simply download 10 PhDs in a few seconds? Will we also let the vote? And would they vote for anyone biological? No, of course not. This is an awesome way to sign the Human Race Death Certificate…

    They will become conscious, want their own rights, fight for civil liberties, gain them, arm themselves, (downloading all martial, biochemical, and war manuals) and we will be no more. Its not a movie… Its happening.

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