Can the law keep up with technology? – CNN.com: “A time of ‘cultural shift’
Legal experts said it’s difficult for the law to keep up with emerging technology.
‘Generally, it is at least five years behind technology as it is developing,’ said Andrea Matwyshyn, a professor at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, who tracks the intersection of law and technology.
There are several reasons why the law tends to play catch-up, experts said.”