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The NYPD has terminated its contract with the maker of a 'creepy' robot dog, following a fierce backlash over its use in policing

5 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Critics panned the robotic dog as dystopian.
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The NYPD have ended their contract with robot dog creator, Boston Dynamics.
The news comes after a fierce backlash over its use in the city.
Bill de Blasio, New York's mayor, said he was "glad the Digidog was put down."
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After fierce backlash, the New York Police Department has ended its contract with the creator of a four-legged robotic dog, known as "Digidog." Multiple outlets, including The Guardian , reported the development on Friday. The police scrapped the $94,000 deal with its maker, Boston...
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