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European Plan Proposes To Tax Robots As People

We’ve seen them in movies and read about them in science fiction: robots living among us and independently completing tasks typically performed by humans. But now, it seems like Europe has gone one step further with integrating robots into human society. A draft plan proposes that the government starts classifying robots as “electronic persons” and requiring their human owners pay social security for them. The draft motion was created by the European parliament’s committee on legal affairs. The motion also stipulated that companies who opt for robotics instead…

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