Here’s my new cartoon about how many tech companies extol innovation, yet seem to lose that innovative spirit when it comes to regulation. With the right incentives, it’s amazing how tech companies can rise to the challenge. They can certainly innovate to address regulatory demands; instead, they often send in lobbyists to pout and complain or to block laws. It would be better for companies to try to innovate for regulation rather than fight it. Policymakers might look to use some carrots rather than just sticks. Positive incentives can help steer tech companies to address regulatory concerns.
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Professor Daniel J. Solove is a law professor at George Washington University Law School. Through his company, TeachPrivacy, he has created the largest library of computer-based privacy and data security training, with more than 150 courses.
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The Prediction Society:
Algorithms and the Problems of
Forecasting the Future
a new article draft by
Hideyuki Matsumi & Daniel J. Solove