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E.U. Starts to Ponder Whether Future Robots Could Have Legal Rights

The idea a Roomba possessing legal rights may be preposterous. But as robots get smarter and more human-like, the question of recognizing the legal status of “electronic persons” could be taken more seriously. At least in Europe. The European Parliament’s legal affairs committee is urging the E.U. to explore the idea of “creating a specific legal status […]

(via WSJ)