So you thought a Terminator-like future of metal machines mowing each other down on battlefields sounded pretty cool, did you?
Well, wipe that smile off your face, fleshy one. Killer robots are a real threat to our future and must be outlawed now, according to a campaign launched in London on Tuesday by five international NGOs, led by Human Rights Watch.
The Campaign to Stop Killer Robots — yes, that is its real name, and you can find its websitehere — calls for a comprehensive ban on the development, production, and use of fully autonomous weapons. The launch event came a month in advance of a UN report on the subject, set to be delivered to the Human Rights Council in Geneva on May 27.
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