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The impact of science and technology on the rights of the individual
Jönköping University, Jönköping International Business School, JIBS, Accounting and Law.ORCID iD: 0000-0001-8611-0072
2016 (English)Book (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

The volume is devoted to the relevant problems in the legal sphere, created and generated by recent advances in science and technology. In particular, it investigates a series of cutting-edge contemporary and controversial case-studies where scientific and technological issues intersect with individual legal rights. The book addresses challenging topics at the intersection of communication technologies and biotech innovations such as freedom of expression, right to health, knowledge production, Internet content regulation, accessibility and freedom of scientific research.

Provides an up-to-date overview of current legal developments in the global regulation of innovative technologies ▶ Combines theoretical insights and comparative case-law research ▶ Suggests alternatives for governing access to new essential and scarce information resources ▶ Offers provocative parallels and analogies between the regulative rules of technologies for the biological and communicative fields

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Springer Berlin/Heidelberg, 2016. , 223 p.
Law, Governance and Technology Series, ISSN 2352-1902 ; 26
Keyword [en]
comparative law, fundamental rights, intellectual property rights, biosciences, Internet content governance, legal theory
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hj:diva-29522DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-30439-7ISBN: 978-3-319-30437-3OAI: diva2:907458
Available from: 2016-02-29 Created: 2016-02-29 Last updated: 2016-04-25Bibliographically approved

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