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The Cyborg Agenda: Policy and Power Struggles
Experts expect the open market to drive policy and challenge current legal concepts
By Emmet Cole


As cyborg technologies become more integrated into the public sphere, certain legal thresholds and concepts will begin to shift, says James Giordano, director of the Center for Neurotechnology Studies at the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies, in Arlington, Virginia.

“We’re at a time where technology may now inform philosophy, ethics and the law, which may necessitate the development of some new ethical constructs, the abandonment of particular…

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Emmet Cole has been writing about robots since 2006. Formerly Wired UK's robotics expert, Emmet's bylines include Wired News, The Economist, BBC Future, and Robotics Trends. He is particularly interested in commercialization of research and in the ethical, legal, and regulatory implications of emerging robotic and cyborg technology. Twitter: @emmetcole

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