Robots Hassling Homeless People

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A nonprofit organization in San Fransisco started using “bot cops” to disperse homeless people near their property. Cenk Uygur, Ana Kasparian and Aida Rodriguez, the hosts of The Young Turks, break it down. Tell us what you think in the comment section below.

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“Is it worse if a robot instead of a human is used to deter the homeless from setting up camp outside places of business?

One such bot cop recently took over the outside of the San Francisco SPCA, an animal advocacy and pet adoption clinic in the city’s Mission district, to deter homeless people from hanging out there — causing some people to get very upset.

Silicon Valley game developer and Congressional candidate Brianna Wu tweeted yesterday her dismay at the move, saying, “I’m sorry for being so frank but this absolutely disgusts me as someone that experienced homelessness.”

Hosts: Cenk Uygur, Ana Kasparian, Aida Rodriguez

Robots Hassling Homeless People
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