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Comment author: wedrifid 17 November 2011 03:06:33AM *  1 point [-]

If the ethical issue is with violation of individuals' rights, there's nothing to prevent us from constructing only AIs that are only too happy to consent to be deleted; or indeed which strongly desire to be deleted eventually

Indeed!

(This is not to say I don't consider it a potential ethical issue to be actively creating creatures that consent as a way to do things that would be otherwise abhorrent.)