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Most people against lethal autonomous weapons

14-Feb-2019

Key points from article :

Multinational polling finds 60 per cent of people oppose lethal autonomous weapons.

Around 20 per cent support them.

Autonomous weapons can kill people with no human input.

Human Rights Watch is calling for a pre-emptive ban.

Technology could end up being used by police forces and border guards as well.

Could proliferate to all sorts of governments as well as non-state groups.

Human Rights Watch concerned by who and where technology used in future