When a self-described bio-hacker was brought before a local court in NSW for fare evasion because he was unable to produce a card to transit officers, the magistrate found that Meow-Ludo Disco Gamma Meow-Meow’s implanted Opal chip was not a valid ticket.
Slapped with a fine but no record of conviction, Mr Meow-Meow later told SBS in an interview that he believed this was one of the first times the law had to grapple with rights of cyborgs and implantees.
A/Prof Moses (pictured) discusses the case of Mr Meow-Meow (formerly Stuart McKellar) and where it fits in the bigger picture of her research about how laws should be framed in a world of rapidly changing technology.
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