Empowerment of Cybertwins as Trustees, Surrogates for Reanimation Decision Making, and Guardians of Cryonauts, Prior to Personality Interface Implementation by Mutual Consent
Fred and Linda Chamberlain, pioneers in the cryonics movement, contemplate to whom and how their desires in cryopreservation and revival are best entrusted.
Reasoning from the Unborn to the Undead: Cryonics and Exceptions to the Ascertainable Beneficiary Requirement in Trust Law
Igor Levenberg examines several well-established legal mechanisms that may be harnessed to establish rights for the cryopreserved person as an existing or new exception to the current rules.
Temporal Compression and Virtualities
Keevy McAlavy discusses temporal compression as essential to AGI function in virtualities, and the necessity of us embracing the changes to come to make them our own.
Out of the Chinese Room, Into the Courtroom: Personhood, Rights, Duties and the Conscious Computer
Elizabeth McClellan delivers a persuasive analysis of universal human rights and autonomous/conscious machines in the context of existing legal doctrines, laying the groundwork for a system that will assign future autonomous or conscious technologies appropriate legal classifications, rights and duties.
The Medico-Legal Need for a Cryonics-Friendly Autopsy
Loraine Rhodes, a staunch supporter of one’s right to elect cryopreservation over traditional cremation or burial, advocates for minimizing the impedance of an optimal cryopreservation by the medical and/or legal requirements of a forensic autopsy.