Photo: Robot Code of Ethics to Prevent Android Abuse, Protect Humans



The android Repliee Q1 (left) reacts to show she is "annoyed" at being touched by visitors during a demonstration on May 1, 2004, in Osaka, Japan. The government of South Korea is drawing up a code of ethics to prevent human abuse of robots—and vice versa.

Photograph by Junko Kimura/Getty Images


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