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US killer robot policy: Full speed ahead


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Posted on 22 September 2013
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by Mark Gubrud

In November 2012, United States Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton Carter signed directive 3000.09, establishing policy for the “design, development, acquisition, testing, fielding, and … application of lethal or non-lethal, kinetic or non-kinetic, force by autonomous or semi-autonomous weapon systems.”  Without fanfare, the world had its first openly declared national policy for killer robots. The policy has… Continue Reading US killer robot policy: Full speed ahead
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Everyone is a target


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Posted on 12 August 2013
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by Peter Asaro

A new short documentary (8 minutes) by Amy Kohn – Autonomous Weapons: everyone is a target – features members of ICRAC giving the reason why we need to move forward with an international legally binding treaty to prohibit research, use and development of autonomous weapons – weapons that once activated can select targets and kill… Continue Reading Everyone is a target
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ICRAC Working Paper Series launched


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Posted on 31 May 2013
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by Frank Sauer

Today, ICRAC launches its new series of working papers. In ICRAC Working Paper #2 (#1 is to follow suit in the near future), Mark Gubrud and Juergen Altmann present “Compliance Measures for an Autonomous Weapons Convention”, inter alia containing a first conceptual sketch about how to implement technical verification measures to ensure human control and… Continue Reading ICRAC Working Paper Series launched
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Engineers strongly favour a total ban on killer robots


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Posted on 01 May 2013
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by nsharkey

Following on from my recent article in The Engineer magazine asking engineers to say “no” to killer robots, they conducted a poll to find out what engineers thought. They wanted to know if they supported our campaign to ban killer robots. We at ICRAC, with a number of other NGOs, are calling for a new… Continue Reading Engineers strongly favour a total ban on killer robots
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The Role of ICRAC in the Arms Trade Treaty Negotiations


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Posted on 09 April 2013
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by mbolton

Last week the United Nations General Assembly voted overwhelmingly to adopt the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), which will aim to constrain the flow of conventional weapons to states and organizations that threaten peace and security or engage in gross violations of human rights and humanitarian law. Several members of the International Committee for Robot Arms… Continue Reading The Role of ICRAC in the Arms Trade Treaty Negotiations
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Arms Control for Uninhabited Vehicles: A Detailed Study


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Posted on 02 April 2013
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In a detailed scientific article just published online, physicist and peace researcher Jürgen Altmann (TU Dortmund, Germany) explains that armed uninhabited vehicles (on land, on/under water, in the air) do not exist in a legal vacuum.   For example, they must not be equipped with biological or chemical weapons. In Europe most land and air… Continue Reading Arms Control for Uninhabited Vehicles: A Detailed Study
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Death by algorithm is the ultimate indignity says 2 star general


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Posted on 18 March 2013
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by nsharkey

Former Majory General Robert H. Latiff (and Patrick J. McCloskey) has stood up to be counted against the coming autonomous lethal robots. Latiff and McCloskey point out the military benefits of the autonomous machines and then comes the but… The problem is that robotic weapons eventually will make kill decisions on the battlefield with no… Continue Reading Death by algorithm is the ultimate indignity says 2 star general
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Smart Robots? Perhaps not smart enough to be called stupid.


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Posted on 18 March 2013
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by nsharkey

The New York Times has entered the discussion about the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots. Columnist Bill Keller has produced a well balanced article that looks at the pros and cons of a ban. For the ban, he notes that The arguments against developing fully autonomous weapons, as they are called, range from moral (“they… Continue Reading Smart Robots? Perhaps not smart enough to be called stupid.
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If Big Dog is a supply robot, then why is it throwing concrete blocks?

If Big Dog is a supply robot, then why is it throwing concrete blocks?


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Posted on 15 March 2013
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The impressive ‘big dog’ robot by Boston Dynamics was ostensibly designed as a robust mule to carry supplies to the front line without putting soldiers in danger. So why then, have robot grippers been added so that it can throw concrete blocks for some distance? It’s not for shelf stacking – that’s for sure.
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Obama administration admits that drone confrontations could unintentionally trigger hostilities

Obama administration admits that drone confrontations could unintentionally trigger hostilities


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Posted on 15 March 2013
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CNN yesterday reported a confrontation between an Iranian F-4 fighter jet and a predator drone.  But given the November 2012 incident between Iranian fighter jets and a predator, the drones are now routinely accompanied by US military planes. The Iranian F-4 turned away after a verbal warning was issued by one of two US fighter… Continue Reading Obama administration admits that drone confrontations could unintentionally trigger hostilities
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