Addressing 3D Immersive Technology

Immersive technologies powering the “metaverse” pose serious threats to consumer privacy and safety.

Steady advances in immersive technologies mean that digital content and interaction will increasingly occur in 3D immersive settings rather than on flat screens. The companies investing heavily in the “metaverse” (also called “extended reality” or “spatial computing”) should take bold steps to safeguard consumer privacy and safety before these technologies, and their harmful impacts, become widespread.


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Combating Extremism in Online Gaming
Online gaming companies, which boast more than three billion consumers globally, have been slow to counteract the exploitation of their sites by violent extremists and other bad actors.
Regulating Social Media
In the absence of adequate tech industry self-regulation, government needs to extend more systematic oversight of companies like Meta, Google, TikTok, and X.
Safeguarding AI
Digital products built with generative artificial intelligence hold great promise but also can facilitate fraud, disinformation campaigns, and cyberattacks.
Supreme Court Advocacy
We file friend-of-the-court (amicus) briefs in leading U.S. Supreme Court cases that bear on the effects of technology on democracy.