Sex robots may cause psychological damage

Article Link: https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-51330261

Discussion posted by: Arye ben-Shaoul

US researchers have warned that the availability of sex robots with artificial intelligence (AI) poses a growing psychological and moral threat to individuals and society. They say the technology is escaping oversight because agencies are too embarrassed to investigate it. The scientists want action to prevent the unregulated use of such robots. Dr Christine Hendren of Duke University told BBC News that “the stakes were high”.