You got to walk before you can run. We should figure out how to create a human with morals and ethics first.
The fucking CIWS has been in operation since 1980. It picks it's targets/threats. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phalanx_CIWS#CIWS_contact_target_identification I'm not scarred. We won't be just randomly letting loose killbots in the streets to clean them up. And it's not like they won have any safeties, kill switches, dead man switches, human oversight or manual overrides.
Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?
Yes I am gonna be that guy. Doom was certainly one of the earliest hits of the genre ON THAT PLATFORM. The FPS Tail Gunner came out in 1979. I thought it was quite a hit. Maybe I was wrong.
I assume it will also have at least one police station?
It is some kind of common cognitive bias. Most people are average at a lot of things but consider themselves better than average.
its the interfaces, not the bandwidth
Maybe for you. Some of us keep clogging up the pipes.
But a lot of people don't understand that reasonable expectation is not the same as faith.
Start calling Pluto an asteroid... and it's starts acting like one. http://www.shof.msrcsites.co.uk/pluto.jpg
Maybe instead of basing it on ideology they should run simulations on a supercomputer to find likely real world threats. Oops did I spoil TFA for you?