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Carbon Capture and Storage

Richard Macrory.

in The Oxford Handbook of Law, Regulation and Technology

July 2017; p ublished online January 2017 .

Article. Subjects: IT and Communications Law; Law and Society; Environment and Energy Law. 9351 words.

The capture and long-term storage of carbon dioxide from power plants and other industrial installations may prove a key technology in climate change abatement strategies. Regulatory...

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Challenges from the Future of Human Enhancement

Nicholas Agar.

in The Oxford Handbook of Law, Regulation and Technology

July 2017; p ublished online January 2017 .

Article. Subjects: IT and Communications Law; Law and Society. 9107 words.

This chapter explores some challenges that arise in respect of the regulation of human enhancement. It opens by advocating a definitional pluralism that acknowledges the existence of many...

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The Common Good

Donna Dickenson.

in The Oxford Handbook of Law, Regulation and Technology

July 2017; p ublished online March 2017 .

Article. Subjects: IT and Communications Law; Law and Society. 7940 words.

In conventional thinking, the promise of scientific progress gives automatic and unquestioned legitimacy to any new development in biotechnology. It is the nearest thing we have in a...

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Data Mining as Global Governance

Fleur Johns.

in The Oxford Handbook of Law, Regulation and Technology

July 2017; p ublished online January 2017 .

Article. Subjects: IT and Communications Law; Law and Society. 10350 words.

Data mining technologies are increasingly prominent in development and aid initiatives in which context they may be understood to be doing work of global governance. This chapter explains...

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Equality

John McMillan and Jeanne Snelling.

in The Oxford Handbook of Law, Regulation and Technology

July 2017; p ublished online January 2017 .

Article. Subjects: IT and Communications Law; Law and Society. 9263 words.

This chapter discusses the role that equality plays within liberal theory. We show how the concept of treating citizens as equals is integral to the legitimization of the state and its...

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Human Dignity and the Ethics and Regulation of Technology

Marcus Düwell.

in The Oxford Handbook of Law, Regulation and Technology

July 2017; p ublished online March 2017 .

Article. Subjects: IT and Communications Law; Law and Society. 9081 words.

This chapter investigates how human dignity might be understood as a normative concept for the regulation of technologies. First, various distinctions that are relevant for the way human...

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Human Rights and Information Technologies

Giovanni Sartor.

in The Oxford Handbook of Law, Regulation and Technology

July 2017; p ublished online January 2017 .

Article. Subjects: IT and Communications Law; Law and Society; Human Rights and Immigration. 11212 words.

The social changes brought about by the deployment of information technologies are wide-ranging and fundamental. A human rights analysis of such technologically driven changes shows how...

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Identity

Thomas Baldwin.

in The Oxford Handbook of Law, Regulation and Technology

July 2017; p ublished online January 2017 .

Article. Subjects: IT and Communications Law; Law and Society. 11060 words.

Identity is a basic concept which concerns the way in which the world divides up at one time into different things which are then reidentified despite change over the course of time until...

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Law, Regulation, and Technology

Roger Brownsword, Eloise Scotford and Karen Yeung.

in The Oxford Handbook of Law, Regulation and Technology

July 2017; p ublished online December 2016 .

Article. Subjects: IT and Communications Law; Law and Society. 17035 words.

This chapter introduces law, regulation, and technology as a rapidly developing field of research. It offers a frame for an ambitious set of scholarly inquiries by suggesting three...

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New Technologies, Old Attitudes, and Legislative Rigidity

John Harris and David R. Lawrence.

in The Oxford Handbook of Law, Regulation and Technology

July 2017; p ublished online January 2017 .

Article. Subjects: IT and Communications Law; Law and Society. 5691 words.

Two genetic technologies capable of making heritable changes to the human genome have revived interest in, and in some quarters a very familiar panic concerning, so-called germline...

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