"The key issue as to whether or not a non-biological entity deserves rights really comes down to whether or not it's conscious. Does it have feelings?"- Ray Kurzweil
"Whether we are based on carbon or on silicon makes no fundamental difference; we should each be treated with appropriate respect." - Arthur C. Clarke, 2010: Odyssey Two
"The folks at Singularity Hub pose the following question - if/when an artificial intelligence is created that matches the intellect of a human, should such intelligences be granted full civil rights?" - Alex Knapp, Forbes
This book really needed to be written. The Bill of Rights, applied to artificial intelligence. Food for thought.