In today’s digital landscape, privacy seems elusive. Every action and utterance feels exposed, with walls seemingly equipped with not just ears but also internet connections. Amid this, the last bastion of true privacy appears to be one’s own mind. Yet, even that sanctuary may soon fade away.
Elon Musk’s Neuralink appears almost fantastical, straddling the line between science and fiction. However, a time may not be far off when a machine capable of delving into and potentially manipulating the mind exists. Advocates for Neurorights, a set of human rights focused specifically on safeguarding the brain, aim to establish regulations preemptively, before this potential reality materializes.