Chile looks to the future with constitutional reform on neuro-rights

In order to prevent some future misuses of neurotechnology, Chile is currently processing a constitutional reform that includes the concept of preserving the individual's "physical and psychological integrity".

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Chile is close to becoming the first country in the world to include neuro-rights, or brain rights, in its Constitution. This bill is being closely monitored by international organizations, academics and large technology companies.

This is a far-sighted step for when the futuristic and dystopian stories of films such as Inception (2010), where human behavior is altered by implanting ideas in the brain, or The Matrix (1999), in which the main character acquires immediate knowledge through the installation of a program in his brain, become a reality.

Protecting the human mind

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