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Surveillance Under the Mask of Identification

December 24, 2019

Surveillance Under the Mask of Identification

We may imagine any number of circumstances in which the government might need to know whether someone is who she

Scrap the AI Loophole for Housing Discrimination Lawsuits

November 19, 2019

Housing discrimination lawsuits are about to become much harder to prove.

Imagine if the auto industry successfully lobbied lawmakers to give them a complete defense from

Digital Wills: Will They or Won’t They?

March 5, 2019

On January 24, 2019, Cory McCormick, a Las Vegas police officer, signed the United States’ first ever digital will.  “Mr. McCormick was able to sign

The Ethicality and Legality of Facial Recognition Technology

February 22, 2018

The advent of relatively effective and scalable facial recognition technology has prompted a spirited policy debate about the appropriateness of its use in law enforcement

Enforceability of Smart Contracts under the Statute of Frauds

January 31, 2018
What is a Blockchain:

Blockchains are digital ledgers maintained by a network of computers. Anybody with internet access can set up an account to

Does fMRI Lie Detection Have a Future in the Courtroom?

January 10, 2018


Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) is a brain imagining technique developed in the 1990’s based on blood oxygenation levels in the brain. The underlying property

Automated Notices for Copyright Infringement: Pitfalls and Remedies

November 28, 2017

Background of Notice and Takedown

Since the birth of the internet, online service providers (OSPs) have butted heads with copyright holders over whether OSPs should be