Ethics in Software.

Use cases: Killer robots

Killer robots, or autonomous weapons, are weapons that can decide by themselves to trigger a lethal shot.

Official positions

This document states the official dutch government's position on human-in-the-loop for autonomous weapon systems, in which it is argued that if the targeting is programmed by a human being this counts as enough "human in the wider loop" and should be acceptable. It’s an official letter from the minister of foreign affairs to the government of the Netherlands responding to the opposition's questions regarding their position on the matter.


Existing robots

Do you think that killer robots belong to literature and movies only? Think again.

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