Computers of the future could monitor, store and DELETE your thoughts without you ever knowing

Computers of the future could collect, store or delete your thoughts without your knowledge, experts claim. In a new study a pair of bioethicists claim that ‘neurotechnology’ that links up to the brain could become so advanced and widespread that it is targeted by hackers. This will give intruders unauthorised access to the mind, allowing them to eavesdrop on thoughts and even delete them. The researchers made the shocking predictions in a new paper in which they propose new human rights laws to prepare for advances in brain technology. New laws are needed to protect humans from having their ‘freedom of the mind’ taken from them, the researchers said. They warned that the advance of ‘neurotechnology’ could one day breach our privacy of thought……Read More

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