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Saudi Arabia becomes first country to make a robot into a citizen

Saudi Arabia has become the first country to give a robot citizenship. The move is an attempt to promote Saudi Arabia as a place to develop artificial intelligence – and, presumably, allow it to become a full citizen. But many pointed out that those same rights aren't afforded to many humans in the country. The robot, named Sophia, was confirmed as a Saudi citizen during a business event in Riyadh, according to an official Saudi press release.

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quenomamen233d ago

Stop, they are the one of the worst places for women and immigrants this just a PR stunt. If this robot was a real life women she would be a second class citizen.