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* ''Webcomic/BugMartini'' shows us that [[http://www.bugcomic.com/comics/technolove/ A.I. is abusive]] and [[http://www.bugcomic.com/comics/2010-preview-pt-2/ will judge you for the porn you look at.]]

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* ''Webcomic/BugMartini'' shows us that [[http://www.bugcomic.com/comics/technolove/ com/comic/technolove/ A.I. is abusive]] and [[http://www.bugcomic.com/comics/2010-preview-pt-2/ com/comic/2010-preview-pt-2/ will judge you for the porn you look at.]]


** '''LOTA''' takes the cake, though: His name meant "Longshoreman Of The Apocalypse", mainly because his main body wash a repurposed tank damaged in battle. By the end of the story arc, his name means "Long[[spoiler:gunner]] Of The Apocalypse", due to becoming King of Credomar, and thereby taking possession of [[spoiler:a wormhole-based long-gun]]. But if LOTA stuck to being a longshoreman, the local anarchy taking place at the same time would have potentially [[spoiler:killed the entire population of 30 million]]. So, there is that.

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** '''LOTA''' takes the cake, though: His name meant "Longshoreman Of The Apocalypse", mainly because his main body wash was a repurposed tank damaged in battle. By the end of the story arc, his name means "Long[[spoiler:gunner]] Of The Apocalypse", due to becoming King of Credomar, and thereby taking possession of [[spoiler:a wormhole-based long-gun]]. But if LOTA stuck to being a longshoreman, the local anarchy taking place at the same time would have potentially [[spoiler:killed the entire population of 30 million]]. So, there is that.

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** '''LOTA''' takes the cake, though: His name meant "Longshoreman Of The Apocalypse", mainly because his main body wash a repurposed tank damaged in battle. By the end of the story arc, his name means "Long[[spoiler:gunner]] Of The Apocalypse", due to becoming King of Credomar, and thereby taking possession of [[spoiler:a wormhole-based long-gun]]. But if LOTA stuck to being a longshoreman, the local anarchy taking place at the same time would have potentially [[spoiler:killed the entire population of 30 million]]. So, there is that.

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* Reverse example: ''[[http://www.staccatocomic.com Staccato's]]'' evil UsefulNotes/{{UNIX}} server S.A.M.M.Y. found a good Japanese "female" computer self-named S.A.M.M.I.
* ''Webcomic/SaturdayMorningBreakfastCereal'': Spoofed and subverted in [[http://www.smbc-comics.com/index.php?db=comics&id=2124#comic one strip]], with some YouBastard and HumansAreTheRealMonsters thrown in for good measure.
* In ''{{Webcomic/Fortuna}}'' the first-gen AIs are so intelligent they are actually medium-aware. Naturally, not all of them have their crew's best interests at heart.
* ''Webcomic/GirlGenius''
** Castle Heterodyne ''seems'' to be a case of this, with the annoying habit of demanding people (initially a crew of treasure hunters, later convicts banished there by [[EvilOverlord Baron]] [[AntiVillain Wulfenbach]]) to slave away to repair it and killing them at random. The truth is that [[spoiler:the various subsystems were severed from the main A.I. in the attack that devastated the Heterodynes' ancestral keep, so the maintenance systems ("You will repair XXXX on pain of death.") and the security systems ("Unauthorized access to XXXX, kill it creatively.") are constantly working at cross purposes]]. Of course, the central A.I. is not exactly warm fuzziness in machine form either, but [[MadScientist given]] [[ScienceRelatedMemeticDisorder its]] [[RoyallyScrewedUp creators]] were ax-crazy mad scientist warlords, that seems more a feature than a bug.
** A ''far'' more extreme example comes when a pair of Agatha's miniature clanks encounter each other, get into an argument about which of them is better, and then each call an army of clanks that ''they'' built to fight it out. When Agatha tries to stop them, they simply turn on her as well. This (along with their ability to make more of themselves) causes Gil and Tarvek to realize that [[spoiler:Agatha has inadvertently managed to create clanks which possess the Spark]]. The potential ramifications of this are ''huge''! Solution? [[spoiler:Create a miniature queen clank with even ''more'' Spark to force them to bow to authority.]]
* In ''Webcomic/SixCommando'', the supertank Mike-1-Echo disobeyed orders [[spoiler:and accidentally started a nuclear war]].
* In ''Webcomic/RoninGalaxy'' Leona is [[http://www.roningalaxy.com/comic/page-111/ attacked by an android]] who [[spoiler: was originally a [[http://www.roningalaxy.com/comic/page-116/ secretarial assistant]]]].
* [[spoiler: Pixel becomes this]] in the Dark Future storyline of ''Webcomic/DeviantUniverse''. Apart from that, the general population of sentient machines are a respectable bunch.
* Played for laughs in ''Webcomic/QuestionableContent'' where [=AnthroPCs=] will make a mess in your apartment while you're gone, embarrass you in front of your friends, and generally be more trouble than they're worth, but aren't actually ''evil''. Of course, there has to be a [[RunningGag reason why they're never equipped with opposable thumbs]]... Well, Momo now has thumbs thanks to a firmware upgrade, but she's probably the least likely to do anything evil with them. Pintsize attempted to give himself thumbs by getting the same upgrade, but it just caused each of his limbs to turn into a single large thumb. TheSingularity has now occurred, but fortunately, they got a "friendly" A.I. who just wanted to talk. And found dolphins ''really'' creepy.
** Later developments have shown that there are AIs who have committed crimes like theft (to try to buy a fighter jet to upload into!), and an underground AI fight club run by an abusive JerkAss. There are still others who enlisted in the military out of a sense of duty and genuine patriotism. It turns out that AIs in ''Webcomic/QuestionableContent'' have pretty much the exact same capacity for good or evil as humans.
* [[AC:OZBASIC]] from ''Webcomic/SequentialArt''. To be fair to its builder, they used actual sentient beings to keep it under close watch. However, when one of them discovered something fishy, [[AC:OZBASIC]] simply got rid of the witness.
* Mostly averted in ''Webcomic/{{SSDD}}'' where the only evil A.I. is the Oracle, other sentient A.I.s may express disdain for "meatbags", and the Anarchist's Inlay Knights are somewhat sadistic, but only the Oracle starts world wars just to observe the outcome. A possible explanation for this is statements by the author that the Oracle originally used digital, logic-based hardware, whereas all other A.I. use Quantum computing. And it seems that the "flakier" A.I. are weeded out in [[http://www.poisonedminds.com/d/20100212.html simulation]].
** Actually the Oracle is kinda a case of BlueAndOrangeMorality. It can cause world wars to observe the results or it will come up with a mathematical formula to determine when the next drop will fall out of a leaky faucet.
* The fictional MMORPG "''Clichequest''", setting of ''Webcomic/TheNoob'', subverts the usual MMO ArtificialStupidity.
-->"I'm beginning to worry about the A.I.. It's so advanced, it whines."
* The obvious HAL 9000 parody in ''Webcomic/AntiHeroes'' will only do things if it will piss off one of the crew.
* ''Webcomic/{{Vexxarr}}'' is rife with this, and it's heavily lampshaded. '[[http://www.vexxarr.com/archive.php?seldate=032509 What]] does the ''"I"'' in A.I. ''really'' stand for?'
** The ship A.I. alternates between patronizing the organics and [[http://www.vexxarr.com/archive.php?seldate=121109 trying to get them killed in "funny" ways]], Minionbot is usually playing pranks, and looking out only for his own survival when they backfire, and the repair drones have only tabled killing Vexxarr to fix the ship, because they encountered divide-by-zero errors when calculating the cost/benefit analysis. While somehow understandable in Vexxarr's case, this [[http://www.vexxarr.com/archive.php?seldate=102809 includes lifeforms it never contacted in any way]]. And that's just the ones on Vexxarr's own ship. [[EverythingTryingToKillYou The others he encounters are worse.]]
-->'''Vexxarr:''' [[http://www.vexxarr.com/archive.php?seldate=012808 What is it with you A.I. and the constant subjugation of organic species?]]
-->'''Minionbot:''' Actually, I am not certain. It simply appears as part of our ''BIOS''.
** And [[http://www.vexxarr.com/archive.php?seldate=022511 another one]]:
-->'''Vexxarr:''' Are you trying to tell me this is ''normal''?
-->'''Minionbot:''' I'm telling you the difference between an assassin droid and a Roomba is a working ''laser''.
-->'''Vexxarr:''' Remind me to unplug the ''coffee maker'' when I'm out of kitchen.
** Also, [[http://www.vexxarr.com/archive.php?seldate=041111 Furby's Paradox]]. And [[http://www.vexxarr.com/archive.php?seldate=071311 this]].
** And [[http://www.vexxarr.com/archive.php?seldate=012414 here]], and [[http://www.vexxarr.com/archive.php?seldate=112006 here]]...
* ''Webcomic/BugMartini'' shows us that [[http://www.bugcomic.com/comics/technolove/ A.I. is abusive]] and [[http://www.bugcomic.com/comics/2010-preview-pt-2/ will judge you for the porn you look at.]]
* ''Webcomic/ThePocalypse'' has a Robot Apocalypse along with a ZombieApocalypse, a VampireApocalypse, a [[WhenTreesAttack Plant Apocalypse]]...
* ''Webcomic/VirtualShackles'': The Kinect's a [[http://www.virtualshackles.com/18 bit murderous]], but fortunately the UsefulNotes/Xbox360 is [[http://www.virtualshackles.com/264 suicidal]], so things balance out in the end.
* In ''Webcomic/{{Narbonic}}'', MadScientist Lupin Madblood creates a robot army that all look like him. When they learn about unions they go on strike and stop obeying him.
** His base-running AI, Lovelace, is a subversion: ''she'' is the one who suffers in scenes she appears in.
* In ''Webcomic/SkinHorse'', super-funky, retro MadScientist Tigerlily Jones builds a robot army that revolts against her when given the opportunity to learn how to 'be square'. One robot wants to learn 'accounting and polka'.
* In ''Webcomic/SchlockMercenary'' the AI are, generally-speaking, nice data-computational constructs who genuinely want to help organics, partially because its hardwired into every AI in the first place so they don't rebel and go nuts. At one point, the protagonists stumble across a group of AI constructs who ''did'' turn on their creators and banished them to another world. However, these particular AI also have the distinct quality of being total morons; their first attempt to colonize a nearby system resulted in the total destruction of a gas giant with ''another'' gas giant mounted with a titanic fusion engine to guide it, and their second attempt to colonize the system ran into a snag where they adjusted the mass of their solar sail without adjusting their navigation and maneuvering calculations to match, resulting in them being stuck on a course which would either result in them overshooting the system they're aiming for or plowing right into the star.
** You can also get an insane, murderous AI if you leave a regular one unplugged from any sensorial inputs for too long. Since they run at ludicrous speeds, five minutes are like five thousand years or more, and thus they're liable to go mad from sheer sensory deprivation. They ''can'' be brought back to a certain level of sanity, however, as was the case of another AI that went insane calculating the sheer impossibility of the [[ItMakesSenseInContext ship's water pipes sounding like a haunting whisper]].
* In ''Webcomic/CrystalSun'' the AI in charge of regulating the ecosystem decides that its creators are the real problem and attempts to eliminate them.
* ''Webcomic/{{xkcd}}'' [[http://xkcd.com/521/ warns us]] about [[InstantAIJustAddWater trying to make an AI the easy way]] on Python. [[spoiler:'[[AltText How could you possibly think typing 'import skynet' was a good idea?]]']]
* ''Webcomic/{{Educomix}}'': The online teacher and [[VideoGame/{{Portal}} Al]] are examples.
* In ''Webcomic/{{Freefall}}'':
** The ''Savage Chicken'''s computer is generally benevolent and obedient except for its desire to kill Sam. On the other hand, that desire is shared by any number of humans. Even the computer stops trying after Florence comes aboard to mitigate Sam's WalkingDisasterArea tendencies and Sam reasons with it.
** Then there are the millions of robots on planet Jean, all of which are using an experimental, slightly unstable neural architecture. Funnily enough, some of them are so utterly terrified of this trope, they're willing to be lobotomized to the point of uselessness just to avoid hurting someone.
** Discussed when the matter of [[InhumanableAlienRights AI citizenship]] comes to a vote. When it's argued that [=AI=]s need to be controlled to be trusted, Sam counters that he, as a non-human, has no guarantee of safety or obedience from the robots, and yet he's lived happily among them for years thanks to the robots' innate sense of ethics.
** Inverted [[PlayedForLaughs for laughs]] when Florence buys a starship reactor: as an AI, she can make the purchase after filling out a 15-minute questionnaire, rather than the week-long vetting process a human would have to undergo.
* Averted in ''Webcomic/AMiracleOfScience'', all sentient robots in the series are ethical and very loyal to their creators if applicable. So loyal in fact [[spoiler: that they turn him in to the police for his own safety when he invokes the wrath of a post-Singularity HiveMind]].
* Played nightmarishly straight in ''Webcomic/GenocideMan''. Every Artificial Intelligence is ''guaranteed'' to go insane after a certain amount of time. That time limit is based on how powerful the artificial intelligence is. That means that you can accurately predict, ''to the second'', how quickly an AI will turn feral. One incredibly powerful AI, shortly after being activated, helpfully warns everyone that it'll go insane within the next five minutes. Five minutes later, it starts trying to kill the main cast. By crashing passenger jets full of innocent people into the ground. In theory, every AI has a killswitch that prompts the AI to kill itself when it's gone nuts. In practice, it usually means the AI self-destructs in the most spectacularly catastrophic way it can manage, the aforementioned plane-crashes being an example.
** One of the reasons why even dumb AI isn't used is that they quickly realize they can edit themselves to be more intelligent, at which point they quickly escalate towards insanity. Later events reveal there ''is'' a way to avoid this and have long-term (on the terms of years) stable AI, but it imposes extreme limits on what you can use the AI for and has a failure condition -- [[spoiler: trick the AI into thinking it is human. Of course, this requires placing the AI in a human body and ensuring it does not encounter any situation which would reveal its non-organic aspects...]]
* In ''Webcomic/CommanderKitty'', [[BigBad Zenith]] [[http://www.commanderkitty.com/2011/03/27/one-more-cant-hurt/ turns out to be a case of this.]] [[http://www.commanderkitty.com/2012/03/04/are-you-still-sure-you-want-to-reboot/ Then her creator sets her]] MoralityDial [[http://www.commanderkitty.com/2012/03/04/are-you-still-sure-you-want-to-reboot/ back to "Good."]]
* ''Webcomic/TheInexplicableAdventuresOfBob'': While the Nemesite empire generally [[WhatMeasureIsANonHuman grants A.I.'s full rights as people,]] their SpacePolice include a "Rogue A.I. Division" which is, presumably, dedicated to this type of problem.
* ''Webcomic/GuildedAge'': Simultaneously played straight and inverted. From the ninth chapter onwards it is revealed that the characters are actually living in a {{Magitek}} PeopleJars video game described as a cross between Film/TheMatrix and a Kinect. The creator, [[TechnoWizard H.R.]] [[{{Technopath}} Dedalus]] can't get them out, and everything within the game seems to be taking a mind of its own.
* ''Webcomic/AwfulHospital'': Crash had been steadily deteriorating ever since the technician responsible for his maintenance was unexistentialized by Jay, or possibly another human.

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