Brain hack devices must be scrutinised, say top scientists

Brain hack devices must be scrutinized, say top scientists

by Jane Wakefield, BBC News

In future, “people could become telepathic to some degree” and being able to read someone else’s thoughts raises ethical issues, experts said.

This could become especially worrying if those thoughts were shared with corporations.

Commercial products should not come from “a handful of companies”, they added

In the study – iHuman: Blurring Lines between Mind and Machine – leading scientists at the UK’s Royal Society lay out the opportunities and risks of brain-to-computer devices.

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