Europe: Insuring robots (and against robots)

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In February, the European Parliament adopted a resolution asking the European Commission to give robots a form of ‘electronic personhood’ in order to make sure they remain at the service of humans. What counts as a robot is very broad: anything from a driverless car to the Amazon Echo could be defined as such. The thought of a drone being given a status sounds like something out of a science-fiction movie, where mankind is savaged by the rise of the machines. But the concept of giving robots a