Lawmakers leave CES with a job to do: Regulation of new technologies

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The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is generating lots of buzz over new electronics, apps and inventions among startups, attendees and another likely overlooked type, according to Politico: lawmakers from Washington. For legislators and regulators, their main concern are the laws that are made to govern the use of new technologies, and the many changes that will have to be made to such laws with a surge of new technology in 2013. Regulators are only beginning to figure out how prior health privacy and Meaningful Use rules affect the burgeoning new market of mobile health, an exploding industry. Article