Privacy Challenges to the Democratization of Brain Data

iScience. 2020 Jun 26;23(6):101134. doi: 10.1016/j.isci.2020.101134. Epub 2020 May 5.


Wearable devices that record brain signals may present privacy concerns for consumers. Industry leaders discussed four such concerns with us that pertain to data collection and management, user autonomy and information transparency, exceptionalism of brain data, and regulatory systems.

Keywords: Biodevices; Bioengineering; Bioethics; Biotechnology; Techniques in Neuroscience.

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