Proposal Seeks Giving Robots Legal Status as Electronic Persons with Rights and Obligations

January 16, 2017

(Tech Times) – With the growing popularity of artificial intelligence and advancements in the field of robotics, Europe is now making the necessary preparation for a robot revolution. European Parliament members on Thursday warned that the inevitable rise of robots in human lives calls for urgent EU rules, which include giving robots┬álegal status and kill switches that would prevent them from causing dangerous damages.