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U.S. Shuts Down International Calls to Ban “Killer Robots”

HeadlineDec 03, 2021

The Biden administration has rejected calls to ban the use of lethal autonomous weapons, also known as “killer robots.” During a United Nations meeting in Geneva Thursday, the U.S. instead proposed establishing a code of conduct for their use. Activists across the globe have long warned of the growing threat posed by robots that use artificial intelligence and lethal weapons to kill without a human overseeing the process.

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