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Learning to Love a Digital Dictatorship

President Biden is calling for a “new biomedical research agency” that would operate under the guise of treatments for chronic diseases. However, if implemented, this agency would merge national security with health security.

The Biden plan would suck up masses of private data from “Apple Watches, Fitbits, Amazon Echo, and Google Home” and other consumer electronic devices, as well as information from health care providers to determine if an individual might be likely to commit a crime.

The plan would also work toward merging “biology, engineering and computer science to harness the power of natural systems for national security” along with “advancements in biotechnology, supercomputing, big data and artificial intelligence” to accomplish its goals.

Learn more: This Biden Proposal Could Make US a 'Digital Dictatorship'