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Coming soon: Robotic prostitutes?


Sex with a machine might not be so bad, say researchers, especially as an alternative to human trafficking and the resulting spread of sexually transmitted infections

A new scientific paper suggests that by 2050, many bordellos and brothels will have replaced human prostitutes with lifelike robots. The research, published in the journal Futures, imagines a mechanized sex industry that the study’s authors believe is not only possible, but preferable. Here, a look at the pros and cons of robotic prostitutes:

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