Brain Eviction Notices (was Re: Uploaded memories)

Michael M. Butler (
Wed, 08 Dec 1999 07:57:13 -0800

>A more extreme scenario you might wonder about is uploads whose creation is
>funded by taking out a loan and renting brain hardware, and who then get
>evicted from this hardware because they can't pay their debt.

Or are at least served notices to pay rent or quit.

Which will lead to brain squatting. Which may be one fuel for diaspora. There goes the neighborhood...

And which will lead to nagware brains or brains with a subscription expiration date.

I'll give this paper a look...