The robots are no longer coming; they are here. And the law's response has been lacking. Many believe that the Federal Aviation Administration has overstepped its authority in regulating drones. Lawsuits imply that the Food and Drug Administration could have done more to vet robotic surgery. Nevada—the first state to pass a driverless car law—had to repeal its definition of autonomous driving and write a new one.
What is the best approach for integrating this transformative technology? We cannot know for sure. That is why we need a federal agency to help figure it out. Read more about Why We Need a Federal Agency on Robotics