March 26, 2007

Isaac Asimov had it right.

Robot Code of Ethics to Prevent Android Abuse, Protect Humans

The government of South Korea is drawing up a code of ethics to prevent human abuse of robots—and vice versa.

The so-called Robot Ethics Charter will cover standards for robotics users and manufacturers, as well as guidelines on ethical standards to be programmed into robots, South Korea's Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy announced last week.

(from National Geographic)

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