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November 10, 2009

The Need for Regulating Autonomous Machines

The Royal Academy of Engineering has issued a report that calls on legislators and policy-makers to begin thinking about how to regulate autonomous machines that are now in the development stages. The report mentions two specific new systems: autonomous transport and smart homes. The benefits of these systems will be great, but they will also have associated issues of ethics and management. At this point, there is no legal framework set up to deal with these issues. Read the complete discussion on this report at The Engineer Online.

Posted by BlogAuthor1 at November 10, 2009 2:23 AM
category: Ethics

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