U.S. Justice Dept. plans to hold meeting to discuss tech industry liability: sources

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24th January

The U.S. Justice Department is planning to hold a conference to discuss the future of a federal law which largely exempts online platforms from legal liability for the material their users post, sources familiar with the plans said on Friday.


Athletics body to tighten rules after Nike’s Vaporfly helps records tumble: sources

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24th January

Athletics’ ruling body will tighten regulations governing shoe technology, two sources familiar with the matter said, after Nike’s popular Vaporfly brand helped re-write running records and sparked debate about whether it was “technological doping.”


Factbox: Nike’s Vaporfly running shoes and tumbling records

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24th January

World Athletics is set to announce the findings of a review of technology in road and track shoes by the end of January, and it is expected to change its rules in light of tumbling times recorded by athletes using Nike’s Vaporfly brand.