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Ban killer robots, tech leaders urge UN

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"Once developed, they will permit armed conflict to be fought at a scale greater than ever, and at time scales faster than humans can comprehend," said the letter to the UN signed by Mr Musk (above) and more than 100 robotics and artificial intelligence entrepreneurs.

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ELON Musk is leading demands for a global ban on killer robots, warning that technological advances could revolutionise warfare and create new "weapons of terror" that target innocent people.

The chief executive of Tesla and SpaceX joined more than 100 robotics and

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