[ExI] Disappointment

Giovanni Santostasi gsantostasi at gmail.com
Sat Sep 26 22:34:36 UTC 2015

The same company has a bot called Romeo, maybe that is their sex permitted


On Sat, Sep 26, 2015 at 10:51 AM, BillK <pharos at gmail.com> wrote:

> Pepper the robot's contract bans users from having sex with it.
> <http://www.wired.co.uk/news/archive/2015-09/23/pepper-robot-sex-banned>
> Quotes:
> Buyers of a robot engineered to be emotionally responsive to humans
> have been banned from having sex with it. The creators of the robot
> have specified in their user contract that buyers must not use it for
> "acts for the purpose of sexual or indecent behaviour."
> Earlier this month a campaign led by experts in robot ethics was
> launched calling for an outright ban on sex robots. The authors of the
> campaign argued that the creation of sex robots would perpetuate the
> "inferiority of women and children" and their perception as "sex
> objects".
> And robots capable of satisfying our sexual desires aren't so
> farfetched. Sex doll company True Companion is developing a sex robot
> that will "always turned on and ready to talk or play". Known as
> Roxxxy, the sex robot is due to go on sale later this year.
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