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Regulating Beyond Nanotechnology

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Moses, L.B. ; Univ. of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia

When a new technology generates a need for legal change, there are questions about the form that change should take. The fact that legal problems accompany the introduction of nanotechnology does not mean that all related legal amendments are optimally limited to that context. This article considers some of the disadvantages of creating nano-specific sui generis rules to cope with legal and regulatory issues arising out of nanotechnology.

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Technology and Society Magazine, IEEE  (Volume:30 ,  Issue: 3 )