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Making the case : the dangers of killer robots and the need for a preemptive ban.

Docherty, Bonnie Lynn [Browse]
  • [New York, N.Y.] : Human Rights Watch ; [Cambridge, MA] : IHRC, International Human Rights Clinic, 2016.
  • ©2016
49 pages ; 27 cm
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Recommendations -- I. The dangers of fully autonomous weapons -- II. Arguments for a preemptive prohibition on fully autonomous weapons -- Acknowledgments.
  • "December 2016"--Bottom of recto pages.
  • "Bonnie Docherty, senior researcher in the Arms Division of Human Rights Watch and senior clinical instructor at the Harvard Law School International Human Rights Clinic (IHRC), was the lead writer and editor of this report."--Page 49.
  • "Making the case highlights the dangers of fully autonomous weapons and argues for prohibiting their development, production, and use. In the process, it provides in-depth rebuttals to 16 key critiques of such a ban. The report details the legal, moral, security, and other threats posed by fully autonomous weapons. The weapons would face significant obstacles to complying with nternational humanitarian and human rights law and would create a gap in accountability, the delegation of life-and-death decisions to machines would cross a moral threshold. Even the expectecd military advantages of the weapons could create unjustifiable risks."--Back cover.
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Dangers of killer robots and the need for a preemptive ban
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