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It's time for humanity to embrace SEX ROBOTS. For, uh, science, of course

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LurkingHusband Tue 06-Sep-16 13:36:32


Humankind is still considering whether we could create sex robots – but should we, considering the ethical and legal questions arising from the creation of sex data and non-adult sex robots?

During August's extraordinarily warm and enjoyable Electromagnetic Field festival, Dr Kate Devlin, a researcher at Goldsmith's department of computing, took to a packed stage to ask whether it was time for humanity to — literally and figuratively — embrace love and sex with robots.

Last year The Register spoke to Dr Kathleen Richardson, who heads the Campaign Against Sex Robots (CASR), about her opposition to love machines and My Little Pony dolls. Dr Richardson told us that she believed the introduction of sex robots would increase what she described to us as the damage to society caused by prostitution .

Dr Devlin disagreed, telling The Register that CASR “rests on a parallel drawn between sex robots and female sex workers.”


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