Can XR impact national security and stability? How will hybrid actors exploit vulnerabilities in the Metaverse? How can the Metaverse impact democracy?
While the Metaverse concept and technologies are still in their infancy, the transition from an interactive to immersive digital world may have far-reaching impacts on social division, societal resilience, disinformation-driven violence, and potential new vulnerabilities to hybrid attacks by state actors.
How can we ensure that the Metaverse will not be weaponized? Will the Metaverse as we understand it at the moment, impact democracy?