Anita Ramasastry

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Professor of Law
UW Law Foundation Professor of Law
Director, Graduate Program in Sustainable International Development

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  • Feb 24, 2015

    Source: Verdict Justia

    Parents are busy and have to often juggle work and taking kids to different activities—soccer games, dance lessons, doctors’ appointments and to their friends’ houses for play dates. It’s not always easy to pay someone else to drive; nannies may be too expensive, college-age sitters may come and go, so whom are you going to call? (2/24/15)
  • Nov 09, 2014

    Source: The New York Times

    LinkedIn is the industry leader in helping people make work connections. Log on, and this professional-networking site displays a sampling of “people you may know” — often including colleagues at a user’s own workplace — with whom to start hobnobbing. (11/9/14)
  • Oct 21, 2014

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    In the past year, there has been a growing focus on the high incident of rape and sexual assault on U.S. campuses. In response to this, several parents with kids in college have developed an “affirmative consent” app known as Good2Go. This first-of-its-kind sexual consent app is designed to help students and young adults navigate the world of sexual relations and to teach them more than “no means no” This new app requires users to seek affirmative consent from their partners. In other words, that only a positive “yes means yes.” (10/21/14)
  • Sep 09, 2014

    Source: Verdict Justicia

    Bitcoin confounds lawmakers as they try to figure out what it is and how it should be regulated. The Bitcoin Foundation notes that Bitcoin is an innovative payment network and a new kind of money. But is it money? Some call it a new form of virtual currency. Others have lauded it as a new type of payment system. So what is it? And why does it matter? (9/9/14)
  • Aug 29, 2014

    Source: EuroMoney

    The CureCoin Forum has teamed up with Stanford University to launch a new ethical cryptocurrency that aims to find cures for common, life-threatening illnesses, such as cancer and Alzheimer’s, by bringing together science and the craze for cryptocurrencies. (8/29/14)

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