They can't eat and they don't have regeneration technology that they can't build themselves from what's in their surroundings.
Death is imminent anywhere less technological than that 24th century Earth for a freed drone.
Mike Sussman wrote Unimatrix Zero.
Last time I said that he "could have" wrote Unimatrix Zero after seeing the Matrix, the gentleman manifested and reasonably talked "us" through his process that predated the Matrix.
He has an account here.
You're not safe.