Next frontier in privacy protections: brain waves

‘Probably the peak of invasiveness.’
A brain wave is shown at the iMediSync booth during the CES tech show, Friday, Jan. 6, 2023, in Las Vegas.(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Lawmakers in Colorado and Minnesota are seeking to protect the privacy of one’s thoughts, as research and innovation of a machine’s ability to essentially read minds advances.

Studies have demonstrated that with the help of artificial intelligence, computers can translate into words what people are thinking. The breakthrough could have life-changing implications for people who are paralyzed or have other disabilities.

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