International negotiations on the regulation of killer robots failed - "US rejects calls for regulation'

Following calls from the government of New Zealand for the adoption of international laws to prohibit and limit autonomous weapons systems, the United States has opposed such regulations. Speaking at a meeting in Geneva, US official Josh Dorosin maintained that America saw "the best way to make progress ... would be through the development of a non-binding code of conduct”. See as well this press-release.

#Comment: The entire Robotics & A.I Industry should be deeply ashamed of itself. Weapons are the true "killer app" of your tech. No wonder that the people involved act like soulless robots already today.

"If you're losing your soul and you know it, then you have still got a soul left to lose." - Charles Bukowski

#ML #Robot #Military