Robot artist freed from Egyptian custody after espionage fears

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The world’s first robotic artist has been released from Cairo Airport after 10 days in custody.

Border guards felt the humanoid, named Ai-da, posed a security risk as she had cameras in her eyes, but they freed the UK-made creation in time for an art show at the Pyramids.

The “security issues” were thought to include worries that she was part of a wider espionage plot, in part because she had a modem, and a potential enemy of the state.

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