In an open letter, Boston Dynamics, Agility Robotics, ANYbotics, Clearpath Robotics, Open Robotics and Unitree pledge: “we will not weaponize our advanced-mobility general-purpose robots or the software we develop that enables advanced robotics and we will not support others to do so.”

[1 Dec update] And in further news, a Chinese company how now made a drone-delpyable robot dog with a drum-fed machine gun mounted on its back: This video of a drone airdropping an armed robot dog is the stuff of dystopian nightmares.