Why it's so hard to reach an international agreement on killer robots
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For several years, civil society groups have been calling for a ban on lethal autonomous weapons systems.

One problem is the fact that there is no definition on what constitutes an autonomous weapon.

Because. on some level, humans must pull the trigger — the question becomes, what kind of human involvement is needed and when must it occur?

For several years, civil society groups have been calling for a ban on what they call "killer robots." Scores of technologists have lent...


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