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Employee Supervision Off The Clock: The Use of Mobile Apps with GPS Functioning to Monitor Employee’s Whereabouts On and Off The Clock

(May 2015)

The advancement of global positioning system (GPS) technology has made tracking individuals’ locations increasingly easier.  Many mobile applications (“apps”), such as Find My iPhone, GPS Location Tracker, and Find My Friends, allow parties to keep track of other individual’s locations.  These applications can be very helpful in aiding individuals to find their lost phones or

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Robot-Drugs

Ecstasy Robots, Frankenstein, and Self-Driving Cars: A Call for Legislation on Inventor Responsibilities

(May 2015)

If a robot commits an act (either crime or tort) the creator did not intend – should the creator be held responsible?  In January, 2015, Swiss police decided not to punish a group of “artists” whose robotic art installation purchased random items from the internet each week.  The robot purchased a Hungarian passport, “fake Diesel

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Rise of the Machines or Minimum Wage?

(May 2015)

In the past, the federal government proposed a national hike to the minimum wage, from $7.25 to $10.10, a 40% increase. More recently, Democratic lawmakers have proposed legislation to increase federal pay by 66% to $12 an hour by 2020. This would exceed the minimum wage of all states. The proposal would also gradually eliminate

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