“You Can’t Court Martial R2D2”: Political Minefields Featured in New Documentary on Killer Robots

Autonomous Robots: Banning Killing Machines, a new documentary by Amy Kohn and her colleagues over at theDroneMediaProject, considers the case for banning “Killer Robots“, military robots that can select and fire upon targets without direct oversight of human beings. I make the case that the ban on landmines establishes a precedent against autonomous killing machines (which I also made in this statement for Article 36).

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~ by Matthew Bolton on 6 March 2013.

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