[ExI] collateral damage

Dan TheBookMan danust2012 at gmail.com
Wed Jul 12 19:44:35 UTC 2017

On Jul 12, 2017, at 11:43 AM, Adrian Tymes <atymes at gmail.com> wrote:
> 1) Too distant for facial recognition to work.  Much closer and the
> drone would fail (due to being shot down).
> 2) Often times, no line of sight: target is in a cave, building, or
> armored transport and won't come into the open.
> 2a) Required munitions to hit target inside cave/building/armored
> transport cause area of effect damage, harming anyone around target.
> No other choice, save to not take out target (see "stop the wars",
> which requires non-technological resources).

3. Also, not technological: no penalty to policy-makers for killing innocents by drone. Very similar to the extremely low disincentives to police for killing unarmed folks and dogs.


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