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Now Mercedes Says Its Driverless Cars Won't Run Over Pedestrians, That Would Be Illegal

Last week Mercedes got a lot of attention—and not necessarily the good kind—after one of its managers said that in the future, the automaker’s self-driving cars would prioritize the safety of occupants over pedestrians. Now Mercedes is walking that back, and hard. Apparently doing so would be unethical, unacceptable, and also illegal. Read more...
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