The proliferation of artificial intelligence (AI) technology is generating a wave of concern from the global scientific community. Organizations such as the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots have become increasingly vocal about the need for restrictions on such technology. The directive also requires safeguards to protect against autonomous weapons malfunctioning and launching attacks on their own. AdvertisementAdvertisementNo International ConsensusBut outlawing killer robots internationally may prove difficult. Would a ban on killer robots work?