We are soooo pwned...
Yep ... from the people that brought you flashlight apps that steal your data... the first thing to go will be "non-invasive". Or paraphrasing Magneto, "they always claim it's meant to be non-invasive ... until it's not!"
And, no Star Trek references yet? "Your thoughts to my thoughts" ... I read once this was close to the original idea of the mild meld, except they thought needing a machine was too clunky, so that's how it became a spread finger face touch.