This guide, published by Reed Smith, captures the recent legal and regulatory developments related to the metaverse, with a section highlighting artificial intelligence, data protection and privacy.
Reed Smith – Guide to the Metaverse, Second Edition
CDPO, CDPO/BR, CDPO/FR, CIPM, CIPP/A, CIPP/C, CIPP/E, CIPP/G, CIPP/US, CIPT, LGPD
Metaverse and privacy
From Facebook's recent decision to rename itself "Meta" to Epic Games' billion-dollar investment in metaverse technologies, the metaverse has dominated the news and will likely continue to do so over the next several years. To date, there is no universally accepted definition for the term "metaverse...
Web Conference: Digital Privacy in the Metaverse World
Original broadcast date: 15 December 2021 In this webinar, we discuss, how “digital dependency” ultimately impacts the company brand image and bottom line, specific issues consumers struggle with and solutions to help take back control of digital privacy and protect your organization...
Tech companies, organizations create Metaverse Standards Forum
Technology companies including Meta and Microsoft, as well as groups like the World Wide Web Consortium and others have joined to create the Metaverse Standards Forum to build compatibility and industry standards, Reuters reports. Apple is not a member of the group thus far. The forum’s chair and Nv...
Epic Games, Lego form partnership to develop metaverse with children in mind
The Verge reports Epic Games and Lego announced a new partnership to develop a metaverse space "with the wellbeing of kids in mind." While the companies have not yet decided what the space will look like, they announced development will "protect children’s right to play by making safety and wellbein...
Common Sense Media report raises child privacy concerns associated with VR metaverse
A white paper for nonprofit Common Sense investigated the child privacy risks for children who log into the metaverse with virtual reality technology. According to the white paper, the primary risks are physiological effects, such as nausea, eye strain and other forms of "cybersickness,” privacy ris...