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Platform Law and Platform Solutions in the Fight against the Pandemic

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The paper looks at the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, focusing upon the invaluable contribution of the platform technologies and artificial intelligence to the fight against this suddenly impending threat. Applying analytical techniques, we focus on some Asian countries (i.e. Singapore, China), Russia and the USA. The results demonstrate that rapid processing of large amounts of data, standardization protocols and quick analysis within a tight deadline cannot be overestimated. However, lack of the appropriate legal regulation significantly limits the functionality of platform solutions. We live in a modern legal state, where human rights arerecognized as the highest value, so implementation of new technologies, regardless of their efficiency and practical value, should not infringe the rights of citizens, but meet the requirements of the law. The article tackles the problem of global COVID-19 pandemic by focusing on the international experience in the use of artificial intelligence and arising legal issues associated with human rights and information privacy laws. This will help to determine the vector of the legislation development globally among the continents and in the Russian Federation specifically.

About the Authors

A. V. Altoukhov
Derzhavin Tambov State University; “Archangel Ecosystem Ltd.”
Russian Federation

Alexei V. Altoukhov, Master’s degree in physics EPFL, Director of Network Analysis of Ecosystems Laboratory, Derzhavin Tambov State University; CEO, Chief Designer of “Archangel Ecosystem Ltd.”

1 Leninskie gory, Moscow 119992

S. Yu. Kashkin
“Archangel Ecosystem Ltd.”
Russian Federation

Sergey Yu. Kashkin, Dr. Sci. (Law), Honored lawyer of the Russian Federation, Law director of “Archangel Ecosystem Ltd.”

1 Leninskie gory, Moscow 119992

N. A. Molchanov
Expert Council of the State Duma Committee on Defense
Russian Federation

Nikolay A. Molchanov, Dr. Sci. (Military Science), Honored scientist of the Russian Federation, permanent member of the Expert Council of the State Duma Committee on Defense

1 ulitsa Okhotny Ryad, Moscow 103265


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Altoukhov A.V., Kashkin S.Y., Molchanov N.A. Platform Law and Platform Solutions in the Fight against the Pandemic. Kutafin Law Review. 2021;8(3):443-452.

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