from the you-have-20-seconds-to-comply dept.
Hallie Siegel writes "PackBots will be deployed in Brazil during the 2014 World Cup Soccer season to bring a high-tech approach to security. The nation's government has secured a $7.2 million deal with PackBot's creators for 30 of the military bots. The robots will be stationed throughout Brazil's 12 host cities, during the soccer matches to boost security and help examine any suspicious objects."
A committee takes root and grows, it flowers, wilts and dies, scattering the
seed from which other committees will bloom.