Wednesday, January 26, 2022

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The Ethics of the Metaverse
Kent Bye
Kent Bye
Voices of VR
Micaela Mantegna
Micaela Mantegna
Harvard University, Berkman Klein Center Affiliate
Jules Urbach
Jules Urbach
Otoy, CEO
Kate Edwards
Kate Edwards
Geogrify, CEO

Among all the aspects of the forthcoming metaverse that are often discussed - from the technology and interoperability issues to the business and economic promises - one of the more fundamental and perhaps least addressed is the nature of ethics in the metaverse. With any convergence of people - real or virtual - comes the challenge of navigating diverse worldviews and perceptions of "rightness" that will require a common ethical foundation for long-term success. Join this critical conversation that explores how ethics will affect and be  affected by the metaverse.