Following reports of “molested” sex robot Samantha, Dr Victoria Brooks, Lecturer in Law at the University of Westminster, wrote an article discussing the ethical questions raised by this, which was widely shared in media outlets, including The Independent and International Business Times.

Building her argument on why sex machines should have rights by referring to Samantha’s case, Dr Brooks wrote: “Yes, she is a machine, but does this mean it is justifiable to act destructively towards her? Surely the fact that she is in a human form makes her a surface on which human sexuality is projected, and symbolic of a futuristic human sexuality.”

Read the whole article on The Conversation website.

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