Today's Hard|Forum Post
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Monday February 23, 2015

Why We Need A Right To Privacy For Brain Data

Umm, say what?!?!

Aside from commercial uses, Wolp and others are concerned that government agencies and law enforcement will attempt to make cases against people based on what their brainwaves reveal. Right now, fMRI lie detection is still in sketchy legal territory, but if the technology advances, there could be scenarios like the one described in the video, where a potential terrorist is "interrogated" by reading and analyzing their brain waves.