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Dec
07

Globally, over 48 million cases and over one million deaths have resulted from the COVID-19 pandemic at the time of this publication. Governments and pharmaceutical companies are simultaneously racing for effective treatments and vaccines against the deadly virus, giving rise to a vaccine nationalism in effort to claim a global monopoly on recovery. This Article

Dec
07

In July 2020, the Twitter accounts of several prominent public figures were compromised. The maximally high profile of these targets raises the possibility of severe physical, or, more likely, economic damages from the fallout of these security failures. Because compromises of this type are foreseeable and inevitable in the context of software security, and because

Oct
15

There is growing academic, regulatory, and legislative interest in “dark patterns”—digital design practices that influence user behavior in ways that may not align with users’ interests. For instance, websites may present information in ways that influence user decisions, or use design elements that make it easier for users to engage in one behavior (e.g., purchasing

Oct
15

An initial policy concern from rapid automation was that if robots continue to substitute for human workers, then a fiscal policy crisis may result as tax revenues decline during a period of rapid automation. That first problem arises because the tax system has been intentionally designed not to tax capital assets, such as robots, or

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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