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Regulate Early or Later: Open Banking, Fintech and Innovation

At a relatively recent international conference, I discussed how the United States generally tends to take a hands off approach to regulating new technologies which create new markets at the outset of the development of the technology.  For the most … Continue reading

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Court Says California’s Anti-Spam Statute Doesn’t Regulate Affiliate Networks–Bank v. Hydra

This judgment followed a bench trial in a case over three unwanted email messages. The case was originally filed in 2010! The plaintiff is a lawyer suing pro se. The defendant is Hydra Group, which operated an affiliate network. The … Continue reading

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FDA Starts A Discussion About How To Regulate Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning Software As A Medical Device

By Jeffrey K. Shapiro — A cutting-edge aspect of digital health is software as a medical device (SaMD) that uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to improve its performance based on real world use and experience.  Until earlier this week, … Continue reading

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Determining How to Regulate Encapsulated Placenta

What do Katherine Heigl, Kourtney Kardashian, and January Jones have in common? They are part of a growing list of celebrities who have reportedly eaten their placentas after giving birth. Celebrity proponents and other advocates have shared stories of hiring … Continue reading

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Mayer: The Promises And Perils Of Using Big Data To Regulate Nonprofits

Lloyd Hitoshi Mayer (Notre Dame) has posted his article, The Promises and Perils of Using Big Data to Regulate Nonprofits, to SSRN (forthcoming in the Washington Law Review). Here is a brief abstract: For the optimist, government use of “Big… … Continue reading

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