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Feb
24

This past weekend, popular social media accounts, all managed under the group Meme2020, helped Mike Bloomberg go “viral” dropping memes relating to his Presidential campaign.    This type of branded content, also known as “sponcon,” is not a new phenomenon. Over the last few years influencers, social media personalities with significant followings, have become the frontlines

Feb
24

Vaping has become increasingly common in the United States, especially among young people. When popular vaping company Juul entered the e-cigarette market in 2015, it faced little (if any) federal oversight. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) did not finalize its policy for regulating e-cigarettes as tobacco products until 2016, and even then, companies were given until May 2020

Feb
12

In December 2019, Facebook announced an initial commitment of $130 million to launch its new Facebook Oversight Board. The Board, which has been called Facebook’s Supreme Court, is designed as a way for users to appeal decisions made by Facebook about its enforcement of community standards, which prohibit “activity and content like violence and criminal behavior,

Feb
12

The Arizona Supreme Court, which has been a hotbed for reproductive technology debates, decided in late January that a “woman cannot use frozen embryos fertilized by her ex-husband to have children.” Case Background: Terrell v. Torres This case came about when an Arizona woman, Ruby Torres, fertilized her eggs before undergoing cancer treatments that would reduce

Feb
04

In 2017, Apple developed Face-ID equipped iPhones, integrated with facial recognition technology (FRT) that unlocked the devices only when the user’s face was mapped accurately, keeping up with evolving facial hair and preventing identical twins from opening phones. The technology is more than twice as secure as the previous Touch ID technology, with only a one in

Feb
03

Last month, Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh released an order stating that The Surrogacy Group, a Maryland-based law firm, must pay more than $2 million in damages to families and prospective parents they deceived and defrauded. Surrogacy is a method of Assisted Reproductive Technology in which prospective parents work with a gestational or traditional carrier, or surrogate,

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