Virtual Worlds, Real People: Human Rights in the Metaverse

Authors: KATITZA RODRIGUEZ, KURT OPSAHL, RORY MIR, AND DANIEL LEUFER Publish Date: December 9 2021 Editorial Comment: This report is written by the authors at Electronic Frontier Foundation, a leading nonprofit organization defending civil liberties in the digital world. To ensure that human rights in virtual worlds are respected, this report provides an action list for governments, businesses, … Read moreVirtual Worlds, Real People: Human Rights in the Metaverse

Virtual Worlds, Real People: Human Rights in the Metaverse

Authors:  KATITZA RODRIGUEZKURT OPSAHLRORY MIR, AND DANIEL LEUFER

Like any other technology, XR can have many positive impacts on our daily lives. It can be a useful tool in areas like medicinescience, and education. Artists are using XR creatively to make virtual worlds their canvas and create new forms of expression. Protests and social movements have also used these technologies to raise awareness on collective issues, or to make their voice heard when it is physically impossible or dangerous.

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