Experts warn of the development and use of autonomous weapon systems

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Many leading researchers, IT engineers and tech entrepreneurs agree that the uncontrolled, rapidly advancing research in the context of the military use of autonomous weapon systems is becoming increasingly dangerous. Elon Musk recently warned of the risk of a 3rd world war, and Russian President Vladimir Putin said at the beginning of September: “Whoever is the leader in this sphere will become the leader of the world”.   ... →

Norwegian pension fund decides to review killer robots producers

The Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global warned companies which are developing and producing autonomous weapons systems. Johan H. Andresen, head of the ethics panel of the Pension Fund, told Reuters that in future companies will be critically observed that produce autonomous weapons or are involved in their development.   ... →