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San Francisco will allow police to deploy robots that kill

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San Francisco's Board of Supervisors voted to let police use robots that can kill. Measure permits police to deploy robots equipped with explosives in extreme circumstances. Advocates for the measure said it would only be used in extreme situations. Opponents say the authority could lead to further militarisation of the police force.
Published 2 months ago · S F, United States

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San Francisco votes to let cops deploy robots that kill

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2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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San Francisco will allow police to deploy robots that kill 'in extreme circumstances'

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2 months ago·United States
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