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Sep
26

We all know that social media platforms like Facebook gather data (and metadata) about us while we absent-mindedly scroll-click-scroll, but do we really know how much data those companies collect and the significance of that stockpile? A quick look at Facebook’s data policy will show you that Facebook collects virtually everything about you, from the

Sep
22

Mark Twain was not wrong when he said that nothing in life is certain except for death and taxes, but shouldn’t Uncle Sam properly define who should be taxed before he comes to collect? This is the issue Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) companies are facing when the IRS issued a memorandum declaring an excise tax

Sep
17

Picture this potentially familiar scenario: you’re at your neighborhood bar in California and you realize that you’ve probably had one too many drinks to drive home. You’re looking down at your phone thinking, “Who should I call to come pick me up?” Well, depending on upcoming oral arguments in the California Court of Appeals, the

Apr
23

Abstract: In 2018, the Supreme Court struck down the federal prohibition onstates’ legalization of sports gambling, enabling states to legalizeand regulate the activity. As a result, numerous states have passedsports gambling legislation, making it now legal in nineteen statesand the District of Columbia. However, no state regulation looksalike. Given the criminal associations of past sports

Apr
23

Abstract: At a fundamental level, the misuse of facial recognition endangers privacy, human rights, and constitutional rights. However, merelybanning facial recognition will not address or solve the issues andrisks inherent in the use of facial recognition. Rather than anoutright ban, developing specific limitations controlling how orwhen facial recognition can be used in public or private

Apr
23

Abstract: Time is the most valuable commodity bought and sold in our society.In the health care industry, time is always at a premium, and evenin areas with a high concentration of physicians, patient needs areoften unmet. With the rising popularity of artificial intelligence inprivate homes, the Big Five tech companies, Facebook, Amazon,Apple, Microsoft, and Google

Apr
23

Abstract: The use of artificial intelligence (AI) within the healthcareindustry, especially within the practice of telehealth ortelemedicine, is quickly gaining momentum. Courts, however, facegreat difficulty in addressing the question of liability as it pertainsto such use of AI, specifically due to the inconsistency in thedistinction between medical device and medical procedure and theinconsistency in the

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