HYPER BULLYING Bullies will soon TORTURE their victims in virtual reality, experts warn
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The kids of tomorrow will be ‘TORTURED’ by bullies whilst they are plugged into virtual reality.
That’s the warning from top think tank the Institute of Ideas, which is about to hold a seminar about whether VR should be “policed”.
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It is about to gather together consultants and researchers to discuss how to keep computerised alternative realities safe.
In a statement, the Institute wrote: “Concerns about how social codes and morals may no longer hold in virtual reality worlds, where the participants are physically immersed in digital scenarios – where they can move, touch, hear, see and even smell – have been heightened with the launch last month of the Facebook-owned Oculus Rift VR headset in the UK.
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