Robots May Soon Emerge As Tax Payers Under European Proposals

James Cameron’s wild dream ‘Rise of Machines’ is soon becoming a reality, as Robots in Europe may get legal rights and other privileges in the coming years.

A draft report from the European Parliament addresses robots as electronic persons, and aims to give all rights to these automated workers.

Under the new plan, owners of these electronic humanoids will be compelled to pay social security on their worker’s behalf. They should also adhere new taxation rules and other legal liabilities frameworks.

The report read that the introduction of humanoid robots is bringing about huge revolutions in the industrial area.

The Parliament report also added that sales of robots have been on the higher side for the past couple of years, while the annual patent applications have tripled over the past decade.

This report also hints about the possible threats humans will face when humanoid electronic machines infringes our day to day life.

It warns that artificial intelligence may surpass the human intellectual ability in the coming years, which may possess challenge in controlling them. Sometimes, these electronic robots may get evolved in such a way that they can control their fate themselves.

At the end of this report, the author asks robot makers to take all necessary precautions while developing machines which are of humanoid nature.

It needs 751 votes from the Members of the European Parliament to make this regulatory plan’s draft report legal.

Hollywood filmmakers have already made several films which depicted the dominance of artificial intelligence over humans, and it seems that these things are soon becoming a reality.


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