AI-powered sex robots are selling well during lockdown – which worries some experts, who say that they can introduce some surprising regulatory problems

Sex robots with artificial intelligence are selling well during the COVID-19 remain-in-place orders, their makers say, even at $12,000 apiece. The robots can talk and move their heads, but their customizable silicone bodies cannot move at this point.  With conversational AI comparable to Amazon’s Alexa, the robots can learn what their owners like, and build a relationship with them, makers say.  Researchers say the government needs to regulate AI sex robots before the industry develops more – and point out the surprising cybersecurity risks that might come with bringing one into your life. Visit Business Insider’s homepage

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