Buying Your Self on the Internet

Buying Your Self on the Internet : Wrap Contracts and Personal Genomics

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This book examines the rise of the direct-to-consumer genetic testing industry (DTC) and its use of 'wrap' contracts. It uses the example of DTC to show the challenges that disruptive technologies pose for societies and for regulation. It also uses the wrap contracts of DTC companies to explore broader issues with online contracting.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 192 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 22.86mm | 566.99g
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1474422594
  • 9781474422598
  • 1,937,583

About Andelka Phillips

Andelka M. Phillips is Senior Lecturer at Te Piringa, Faculty of Law, the University of Waikato and a Research Associate at University of Oxford's Centre for Health, Law and Emerging Technologies (HeLEX). She is a writer and academic whose research interests lie in the areas of Information Technology Law and Health and Medical Law. She was formerly the Ussher Assistant Professor in Information Technology Law at Trinity College Dublin and the Convenor of Trinity College Dublin Law School's Technology, Law and Society Research Group.
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