SummaryThis past week was a plenary week in the European Parliament, during which many significant initiatives were adopted by the Parliament.Last Tuesday, MEPs approved new EU-wide rules for shopping online, in an attempt to protect consumers against fraud and to stop rogue … [Read more...] about The Week Ahead in the European Parliament – November 17, 2017
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the country’s first drug with a digital ingestion tracking system.Abilify MyCite is a pill that digitally tracks whether patients have taken the medication. The pill contains a sensor that, once ingested, sends a … [Read more...] about FDA Approves First Digital Pill
Remember how we talked about bipartisan legislation introduced in March 2017 (which seems like a million years ago) to investigate the Russian media outlet RT for spreading propaganda without registering as a foreign agent? Since then, you might have seen … [Read more...] about FARA and the First Amendment: How will the United States Calibrate its Response to Foreign Propaganda?
There is a lot of buzz around blockchain technology and its potential to revolutionize a wide range of industries from finance and health care to real estate and supply chain management. Reports estimate that over $1.4 billion was invested in blockchain startups in 2016 alone, … [Read more...] about Blockchain Energizer – Volume 17 November 17, 2017 Energy Web Foundation Launches Public Test Of Its Energy Blockchain Network
The White House released on November 15, 2017 the Vulnerabilities Equities Policy and Process for the United States Government (“VEP”) — the process by which the Government determines whether to disseminate or restrict information about new, nonpublic … [Read more...] about White House Releases Vulnerability Equities Policy and Processes