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Lake City OKs Robot Friendly Law

Coeur d'Alene could very well be the first city in the United States to pass ordinances governing the use of robots in public spaces. The city council voted unanimously Tuesday night to adopt the ordinance. City Attorney Mike Gridley has been working with Nick Smoot, a member of the Innovation Collective, to develop an ordinance which would encourage robotics research and development and entice robotics industry leaders to consider Coeur d'Alene as a robotics hub. Smoot and Gridley approached the council last month with an ordinance some felt might discourage robotics development because it required licensing and permitting for certain robots/Jeff Selle, Coeur d'Alene Press. More here.

Question: Coeur d'Alene is Tree City USA & Dog Friendly. Now can the Lake City boast of being Robot Friendly?

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