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Software applications may qualify as medical devices and be subject to regulation, says MHRA

Applications that mobile users can download to help them monitor or control their health may be subject to rules governing the regulation of medical devices, the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulations Agency has said. 21 Mar 2014

Proposed new rules on sale of digital content now subject to Parliamentary scrutiny

Planned reforms to UK consumer protection rules, which introduce new obligations for businesses around the supply of digital content, have been introduced before Parliament. 27 Jan 2014

Chief executive of developer liable for copyright infringement after original software adapted in open sourcing

The chief executive of a software company in Germany has been found liable for copyright infringement after software developed by the company was amended in an open source environment to allow copyright-protected material to be accessed unlawfully. 09 Dec 2013

Final FDA guidance on regulation of medical apps consistent with "risk-based approach", says expert

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has published final guidance on the approach it will take to the regulation of medical software applications which can be used on smartphones and tablets. 25 Sep 2013

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