Britain Not Building 'Killer Robots', Minister Insists

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 18.08.2013 | UK Politics

Britain has no intention of constructing killer robots that can go to war without being under the control of humans, the government has insisted. F...

This House Believes That Drone Warfare Is Ethical and Effective

Konstantinos Chryssanthopoulos | Posted 20.04.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Konstantinos Chryssanthopoulos

While the technology is far from perfect, drone warfare is not only a legitimate and legal weapon but also a necessary one given the circumstances of conflicts these days. For the opposition to suggest it is neither ethical or efficient is both false and naive as no other alternative could adequately achieve the success seen through the use of drones.

America's Opinion on Drones Is Baffling

Joey Faulkner | Posted 02.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Joey Faulkner

The outrage at the civilian drones is to be expected. There's never going to be a new advancement in the government watching people that isn't going to be met with some resistance, I'd put a lot of money on there having been a similar backlash against helicopters or CCTV.

Think Paddy Ashdown Knows Something About Drones? Think Again

Luke Massey | Posted 16.04.2013 | UK Politics
Luke Massey

Ashdown appears unbridled by, or wilfully ignorant of, the fundamental issues which make a mockery of his analysis. While he is right to point out that some of the issues which concern people about the growing use of drone warfare are reflected in extant military practices, his conclusions are baffling and misplaced.

Unmanned Civilian Planes To Be In UK Skies 'Within 10 Years'

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 15.01.2013 | UK Tech

Non-military aircraft that fly without pilots will be commonplace in the UK's skies within ten years, it has been claimed. Unmanned civilian planes...

'Drone Pilots Are More Effective When Distracted' Reports MIT

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 14.01.2013 | UK Tech

Military drone operators flying deadly aircraft by remote control would be more effective if they were distracted more often, a study has found. Ye...

MoD: New Unmanned Drone Development Centre To Be Built In Wiltshire

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 12.07.2012 | UK Tech

The Ministry of Defence will establish a new technology centre to rapidly design and develop next-generation unmanned drones. The centre - the firs...

Pirate Bay Servers To Take To Skies In 'Act Of War'

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 20.05.2012 | UK Tech

Controversial file-sharing website The Pirate Bay has faced more than its share of legal troubles over the past few years, culminating in prison sente...