Does Robot Sex Count As Cheating?

Is that the maid from the Jetsons? Photo: iStockphoto

According to a paper by two New Zealand researchers, which imagines the many benefits of robot prostitution — which will be rife by 2050 — no, it does not:

‘Even clients feel guilt free as they actually haven't had sex with a real person and therefore don't have to lie to their partner.’

Pretty sure we'd still lie about that, even in The Future.