Buyers of Pepper robot banned from having sex with itBy Mason White 12:32 PM September 25, 2015
By: Feng Qian
(Scroll down for video) Buyers of a new robot manufactured by SoftBank, were surprised to learn that they had to promise they won’t use Pepper for sex.
The creators of Pepper the emotional robot, banned users from using it for sexual purposes.
The price for the new Pepper is $2,000. There is also an option to rent Pepper for $400 a month. SoftBank included a clause in the contract that prohibits using the robot for sexual or indecent behavior.
In response to the weird clause, jokers have already altered the robot’s screen hanging from its neck into breasts. Pepper is designed to coexist with humans.
It can read emotions, give advice and engage in small talk. The creators have also urged developers not to create sexy, obscene or violent apps for Pepper.
The clause also states that Pepper should not be used for the purpose of meeting, dating or get acquainted with the opposite sex.