Tagged: liability

Who’s to blame when driverless cars have an accident? - Guest Work

Guest Author Mar 21, 2018

Raja Jurdak, CSIRO and Salil S. Kanhere, UNSW The news that an Uber self-driving vehicle has killed a pedestrian in the US has made headlines around the world. It’s a reminder that the era of self-driving cars is fast approaching. Decades of research into advanced sensors, mapping, navigation and control methods have now come to … Read More

Liability and GMOs - Guest Work

Guest Author Nov 04, 2010

By Jack Heinemann The world has just met in Nagoya Japan (11-15 October 2010) for negotiations on the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety, an international treaty which also binds New Zealand. The Biosafety Protocol regulates the transboundary movement of Living genetically engineered/Modified Organisms (in treaty language, LMOs)[1]. This cumbersome language means LMOs that are shipped across … Read More