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What Type of Information Must Be Included in an Informed Consent Form?

he federal research regulations (45 C.F.R. § 46.116 (a)(5)(i)) stipulate that consent forms must first concisely describe key information about the study that prospective participants will likely want to know to make an informed decision about participation before providing more detailed information about the research. The federal research regulations (45 C.F.R. § 46.116 (b)) also list the required information to […]

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What Does ‘Informed Consent’ Mean Today?

Facebook users did not consent to have their profiles and online activities acquired, sold, and used to influence activism and votes on behalf of a political campaign. This week we are being rocked by revelations that Cambridge Analytica harvested private information from the Facebook profiles of more than 50 million users without their permission. As […]

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