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Old 27 October 2017, 08:28 PM
jimmy101_again jimmy101_again is offline
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Originally Posted by ChasFink View Post
I get a real creepy feeling from this, and it's not just the women's rights issue.
Why? The robot can't vote, or receive social support, doesn't pay taxes, ...

The only possible way I can see this being a problem has nothing to do with the robot(s) and everything to do with the gov't. Make the robots citizens, let them vote, and since there is no such thing as a truly autonomous robot, the robot's owners get to have it vote however they want. Plus, of course, you have a situation where it is legal for a person to own a "citizen".
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