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Friday, April 26, 2013

Larry Downes: Common Sense on Drones

 Downes writes of the Harvard Business Review Blog:

most of these drone regulators are seriously jumping the gun. Legislating ahead of emerging technologies, history has made amply clear, is always a recipe for unintended negative consequences. And as a general rule, regulation by torch-wielding mobs never leads to optimal, or even helpful, solutions. Lawmaking, to work, needs to be deliberative and rational.

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