“Do robots get arrested for illegal purchase”, if not then we need to think again. For this Christmas, The bot created by Swiss artists Carmen Weisskopf and Domagoj Smoljo are in wild run to buy products less than 100$ and they just bought counterfeit Lacoste t-shirt from Thailand for 0.1101 bitcoins off the AlphaBay dark web market to London’s Horatio Junior gallery, these bots will buy some items for next few weeks where bought items from bot will be on display between December 11 and February 5, 2016.
Last time when these bots are on run they bought 11 legal items out of 12 in which one item is ecstasy which was seized by police. Police didn’t charge Carmen Weisskopf and Domagoj smoljo as it was bought from the robot (bot) for artistic purpose. For artistic purpose each week, they put 100$ in bot account and let them spend it to buy a new product. Also, they told once they were hit by scam while purchasing the product.
Buying illegal product under 100$ made little bit headache to them and as well as legal authorities as it was bought by bot, not the real person. “Mentally, these are questions that will be asked in larger questions in the future,” she added. “You have a self-driving car that crashes and hurts someone, who is responsible? Is it the driver who has no control, is it the company, is it the programmer?”