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Should Robots Kill? Towards a Moral Framework for Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems

Tom Ascott
RUSI Newsbrief, 22 August 2019
Law and Ethics, Technology
If lethal autonomous weapons systems are to be used in war, a moral framework to guide their ethical use is warranted. Despite the limitations it may pose on their capabilities, a rules-based moral framework is the best approach given the current state of technology.

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Tom Ascott
Tom Ascott
Digital Communications Officer

Tom Ascott is the Digital Communications Officer at the Royal United Services Institute. He is in charge of coordinating all of RUSI's... read more

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