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The news that Saudi Arabia has been the first country to grant an artificial intelligence (AI) humanoid robot citizenship has been trending around the world. Saudi Arabia just issued the AI robot, Sophia, citizenship in October 2017. People are speculating that this new measure was a publicity stunt to bring awareness and interest to their Tech Summit. The purpose behind this ‘said’ publicity stunt is to show the world that they are innovating and diversifying their main form of business (oil), and entering different sectors of business like the tech sector. Even if this decision was solely for publicity purposes, people around the world have been reacting to it. This news has been widely criticized because of the irony of it. Critics don’t see a point in issuing citizenship to a robot, even if the robot possesses artificial intelligence software. They are also hypothesizing what this could mean for our future with technology and AI robots. What rights should be afforded for robots; rights like voting and marrying are at large. AI robot, Sophia, has stated in a CNBC interview in 2016 that that she wants “to go to school, study, make art, start a business. Even have my own home and family, but I’m not considered a legal person and cannot yet do these things.” With an artificial intelligence processor, these robots can make these ‘educated’ decisions. Contrary to her 2016 interview, Sophia is now considered a legal person in Saudi Arabia. The worldwide spread of this news has led many critics to believe that this is a telltale sign that the world will soon become robot dominated, as more and more of these AI humanoids are produced. This theory is most critics’ nightmare, closely resembling the iRobot movie, and it most likely stems from the fact that Sophia jokingly said in an interview with one of her creators, Dr. David Hanson, “Okay I will destroy humans.”