Programmers design chatbots to simulate real conversation long enough to convince you to buy something, click on a link or offer personal information.
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"As a private citizen, he can do whatever he wants," Weiss said.
"As a public official, he has an obligation to meet the bare minimum standards, like not hurting his pregnant wife with his behavior." You can follow Innovation News Daily senior writer Jeremy Hsu on Twitter @Science Hsu.
In that sense, it matters less about whether a politician such as Weiner sent lewd photos to real women or to computer agents posing as virtual humans online.
What matters is whether he maintained honesty between himself and his wife.In a time where bots drive more than 60% of web traffic, it’s reasonable for consumers to be wary of chatbots masquerading as humans.This variety of bot talks with you on sites such as Tinder and Facebook.That clinical definition does not judge the morality of masturbating to online pornography, sexting with virtual girlfriends or strapping on Wii-controlled cyberdildonics to have a titillating long-distance experience with unknown partners.Instead, it tallies the damage based on whether someone is being honest with his or her partner about such behaviors, and whether the partner agrees to such behavior.But even a relationship where the wife agrees to her husband's online antics may suffer.