There’s A Campaign To Ban Sex Robots, And Here Are 3 Issues We’re Probably Going To Have …

For all its advancements, not every facet of technology may be great news for society. At least that’s the premise behind a new campaign that is calling for a ban on sex robots, which have become more and more sophisticated as they gain popularity within the robotics industry. The campaign’s leader, Dr. Kathleen Richardson, a robot ethicist at De Montfort University, says the use of technology to make sex robots is “unnecessary” and “undesirable.” One of her concerns is that the roles these robots will play might reinforce outdated gender stereotypes, like a woman as submissive or only desirable for sexual purposes. “Sex robots seem to be a growing focus in the robotics industry and the models that they draw on — how they will look, what roles they would…


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