Political Risk

The EU Is Exploring Legal Personhood for Robots

“For the time being, robots don’t need civil rights—they have a hard enough time walking, let alone marching—but the European Union doesn’t expect that to be the case forever. The European Parliament’s committee on legal affairs is considering a draft report, written by Luxembourg member Mady Delvaux, that would give legal status to ‘electronic persons.’”

Source: The EU Is Exploring Legal Personhood for Robots – Nextgov.com

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