The Center for Responsible Nanotechnology

The Center for Responsible Nanotechnology has identified several separate and severe risks. Some of their concerns are:

• Economic disruption from an abundance of cheap products.

• Economic oppression from artificially inflated prices.

• Personal risk from criminal or terrorist use.

• Personal or social risk from abusive restrictions.

• Social disruption from new products/lifestyles.

• Collective environmental damage from unregulated products.

• Free-range self-replicators (grey goo).

• Black market in nanotech.

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