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Trafficking Technology: A Look At Different Approaches To Ending Technology-Facilitated Human Trafficking, David Barney Sep 2018

Trafficking Technology: A Look At Different Approaches To Ending Technology-Facilitated Human Trafficking, David Barney

Pepperdine Law Review

In 2018, many believe that slavery is an antiquated concept. But as with anything else, if it has not become extinct, it has evolved with time. Human trafficking is no different. Each year, millions of men, women and children are trafficked in the United States, and internationally, and forced to work against their will. Through the rise of technology and an increasingly globalized world, traffickers have learned to use technology as a tool to help facilitate the trafficking of persons and to sell those victims to others they never could have reached before. But what are we doing about it ...


Territorialization Of The Internet Domain Name System, Marketa Trimble Sep 2018

Territorialization Of The Internet Domain Name System, Marketa Trimble

Pepperdine Law Review

Territorialization of the internet—the linking of the internet to physical geography—is a growing trend. Internet users have become accustomed to the conveniences of localized advertising, have enjoyed location-based services, and have witnessed an increasing use of geolocation and geoblocking tools by service and content providers who—for various reasons— either allow or block access to internet content based on users’ physical locations. This article analyzes whether, and if so how, the trend toward territorialization has affected the internet Domain Name System (DNS). As a hallmark of cyberspace governance that aimed to be detached from the territorially-partitioned governance of ...


Bazaar Transnational Drafting: An Analysis Of The Gnu Public License Version 3 Revision Process, Christopher M. Dileo Sep 2018

Bazaar Transnational Drafting: An Analysis Of The Gnu Public License Version 3 Revision Process, Christopher M. Dileo

San Diego International Law Journal

This Article will step through the drafting process and compare bazaar and cathedral modes of drafting to determine if a bazaar mode can efficiently produce a legal instrument that crosses legal regimes. As the title suggests, the bazaar process analysis case will be the GNU General Public License version 3 (the GPLv3) Revision Process. A comparison of the advantages and disadvantages of the bazaar mode of drafting to the cathedral mode of drafting will hopefully demonstrate the overall value of a transnational bazaar process like the GPLv3 Revision Process.


Mining For Children’S Data In Today’S Digital World, Damin Park Sep 2018

Mining For Children’S Data In Today’S Digital World, Damin Park

Journal of the National Association of Administrative Law Judiciary

No abstract provided.


Introduction, Annette Clark Sep 2018

Introduction, Annette Clark

Seattle University Law Review

Introductory remarks given by Dean Annette Clark at the 2018 Seattle University School of Law symposium “Singularity: AI and the Law.”


Panel 1: Robotic Speech And The First Amendment, Bruce E. H. Johnson, Helen Norton, David Skover Sep 2018

Panel 1: Robotic Speech And The First Amendment, Bruce E. H. Johnson, Helen Norton, David Skover

Seattle University Law Review

Transcript of the panel discussion at the 2018 Seattle University School of Law symposium “Singularity: AI and the Law.” The panel is moderated by Seattle University School of Law Professor Gregory Silverman, and discusses the forthcoming book Robotica, by David M. Skover and Ronald K. L. Collins. The panelists are Bruce E. H. Johnson, Helen Norton, and David M. Skover.


Panel 2: Accountability For The Actions Of Robots, Ryan Calo, Howard Jay Chizeck, Elizabeth Joh, Blake Hannaford Sep 2018

Panel 2: Accountability For The Actions Of Robots, Ryan Calo, Howard Jay Chizeck, Elizabeth Joh, Blake Hannaford

Seattle University Law Review

Transcript of the panel discussion at the 2018 Seattle University School of Law symposium “Singularity: AI and the Law” discussing human control and Artificial Intellegence learning. The panel participants are Ryan Calo, Howard Jay Chizeck, Elizabeth Joh, and Blake Hannaford.


Keynote Address, Ryan Calo Sep 2018

Keynote Address, Ryan Calo

Seattle University Law Review

Transcript of the keynote address at the 2018 Seattle University School of Law symposium “Singularity: AI and the Law.” The keynote address is presented by Ryan Calo and discusses the current status of artificial intelligence learning, and how this current status is moving toward robotic singularity.


Artificial Intellegence And Policing: First Questions, Elizabeth E. Joh Sep 2018

Artificial Intellegence And Policing: First Questions, Elizabeth E. Joh

Seattle University Law Review

Artificial intelligence is playing an increasingly larger role in all sectors of society, including policing. Many police departments are already using artificial intelligence (AI) to help predict and identify suspicious persons and places.1 Increased computational power and oceans of data have given rise to inferences about violence and threats.2 AI will change policing just as it will healthcare, insurance, commerce, and transportation. But what questions should we ask about AI and policing?


Robotic Speakers And Human Listeners, Helen Norton Sep 2018

Robotic Speakers And Human Listeners, Helen Norton

Seattle University Law Review

This article discusses protected First Amendment speech and how this protection should be applied to robotic speech. Robotic speech is that created by automated means, currently “bots” but the producers of automated speech are evolving. The article further differentiates between rights of the producers of this speech and listeners or consumers of the speech, and the impact of First Amendment protections on each group.


Virtual Ethics And The Creeper Act, Justin Tiehen Sep 2018

Virtual Ethics And The Creeper Act, Justin Tiehen

Seattle University Law Review

A legal and moral discussion of the development of child sex bots (CSB), childlike sex dolls, comparing society-at-large’s general squeamishness of the area, and attempts to regulate (for example, the CREEPER Act) with the prophylactic therapeutic benefits of these robots.


Ethical Machines?, Ariela Tubert Sep 2018

Ethical Machines?, Ariela Tubert

Seattle University Law Review

This Article explores the possibility of having ethical artificial intelligence. It argues that we face a dilemma in trying to develop artificial intelligence that is ethical: either we have to be able to codify ethics as a set of rules or we have to value a machine’s ability to make ethical mistakes so that it can learn ethics like children do. Neither path seems very promising, though perhaps by thinking about the difficulties with each we may come to a better understanding of artificial intelligence and ourselves.


Nova Law Review Sep 2018

Nova Law Review

Nova Law Review

No abstract provided.


Cryptocurrencies: The New Species, Ors Penzes Sep 2018

Cryptocurrencies: The New Species, Ors Penzes

Nova Law Review

No abstract provided.


The Tao Of The Dao: Taxing An Entity That Lives On A Blockchain, David J. Shakow Aug 2018

The Tao Of The Dao: Taxing An Entity That Lives On A Blockchain, David J. Shakow

Faculty Scholarship

In this report, Shakow explains how a decentralized autonomous organization functions and interacts with the U.S. tax system and presents the many tax issues that these structures raise. The possibility of using smart contracts to allow an entity to operate totally autonomously on a blockchain platform seems attractive. However, little thought has been given to how such an entity can comply with the requirements of a tax system. The DAO, the first major attempt to create such an organization, failed because of a programming error. If successful examples proliferate in the future, tax authorities will face significant problems in ...


Behavioral Finance, Decumulation And The Regulatory Strategy For Robo-Advice, Tom Baker, Benedict Dellaert Jul 2018

Behavioral Finance, Decumulation And The Regulatory Strategy For Robo-Advice, Tom Baker, Benedict Dellaert

Faculty Scholarship

This working paper surveys the decumulation services offered by investment robo-advisors as a case study with which to examine regulatory and market structure issues raised by automated financial advice. We provide a short introduction to decumulation, describing some of the uncertainties involved in identifying optimal decumulation strategies and sketching a few of the ‘rules of thumb’ that financial advisors have developed in this area in the face of this uncertainty. Next we describe behavioral effects that could inhibit consumers from following an optimal decumulation strategy, concluding that, left to their own devices, consumers are likely to make sub-optimal decumulation decisions ...


A Slap On The Wrist: Combatting Russia’S Cyber Attack On The 2016 U.S. Presidential Election, Christina Lam Jul 2018

A Slap On The Wrist: Combatting Russia’S Cyber Attack On The 2016 U.S. Presidential Election, Christina Lam

Boston College Law Review

On June 14, 2016, suspicions emerged that Russia launched a cyber attack on the U.S. Democratic National Committee in the midst of an extremely contentious presidential election season. The damage was extensive, occurring over a series of months and resulting in numerous leaks of highly sensitive information regarding Democratic Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton. After it was verified that Russia was behind the cyber attack, President Barack Obama relied on general and anachronistic principles of international law to issue a grossly ineffective response. Russia’s cyber attack and the U.S. response thus highlighted the ways in which international law ...


A Peek Over The Great Firewall: A Breakdown Of China’S New Cybersecurity Law, Jacob Quinn Jun 2018

A Peek Over The Great Firewall: A Breakdown Of China’S New Cybersecurity Law, Jacob Quinn

Science and Technology Law Review

No abstract provided.


Combatting Fake News: Alternatives To Limiting Social Media Misinformation And Rehabilitating Quality Journalism, Dallas Flick Jun 2018

Combatting Fake News: Alternatives To Limiting Social Media Misinformation And Rehabilitating Quality Journalism, Dallas Flick

Science and Technology Law Review

No abstract provided.


Front Matter Jun 2018

Front Matter

Science and Technology Law Review

No abstract provided.


Rise Of The Intelligent Information Brokers: Role Of Computational Law Applications In Administering The Dynamic Cybersecurity Threat Surface In Iot, Eran Kahana Jun 2018

Rise Of The Intelligent Information Brokers: Role Of Computational Law Applications In Administering The Dynamic Cybersecurity Threat Surface In Iot, Eran Kahana

Minnesota Journal of Law, Science & Technology

No abstract provided.


Emerging Technologies Challenging Current Legal Paradigms, W. Keith Robinson Jun 2018

Emerging Technologies Challenging Current Legal Paradigms, W. Keith Robinson

Minnesota Journal of Law, Science & Technology

No abstract provided.


Out Of Thin Air: Trade Secrets, Cybersecurity, And The Wrongful Acquisition Tort, Sharon Sandeen Jun 2018

Out Of Thin Air: Trade Secrets, Cybersecurity, And The Wrongful Acquisition Tort, Sharon Sandeen

Minnesota Journal of Law, Science & Technology

No abstract provided.


Securing The Internet Of Healthcare, Scott J. Shackelford, Michael Mattioli, Steve Myers, Austin Brady Jun 2018

Securing The Internet Of Healthcare, Scott J. Shackelford, Michael Mattioli, Steve Myers, Austin Brady

Minnesota Journal of Law, Science & Technology

No abstract provided.


Rewriting The "Book Of The Machine": Regulatory And Liability Issues For The Internet Of Things, Jane Kirtley, Scott Memmel Jun 2018

Rewriting The "Book Of The Machine": Regulatory And Liability Issues For The Internet Of Things, Jane Kirtley, Scott Memmel

Minnesota Journal of Law, Science & Technology

No abstract provided.


Biotechnology's Great Divide: Strengthening The Relationship Between Patent Law And Bioethics In The Age Of Crispr-Cas9, Hannah M. Mosby Jun 2018

Biotechnology's Great Divide: Strengthening The Relationship Between Patent Law And Bioethics In The Age Of Crispr-Cas9, Hannah M. Mosby

Minnesota Journal of Law, Science & Technology

No abstract provided.


Governing Behind The Cloud: Is Transparency Too "Burdensome" In The Digital Age?, Sam Louwagie Jun 2018

Governing Behind The Cloud: Is Transparency Too "Burdensome" In The Digital Age?, Sam Louwagie

Minnesota Journal of Law, Science & Technology

No abstract provided.


No Good Deed Goes Unpunished: The Duties Held By Malware Researchers, Penetration Testers, And "White Hat" Hackers, Jon Watkins Jun 2018

No Good Deed Goes Unpunished: The Duties Held By Malware Researchers, Penetration Testers, And "White Hat" Hackers, Jon Watkins

Minnesota Journal of Law, Science & Technology

No abstract provided.


Search Query: Can America Accept A Right To Be Forgotten As A Publicity Right?, James J. Lavelle Jun 2018

Search Query: Can America Accept A Right To Be Forgotten As A Publicity Right?, James J. Lavelle

Brooklyn Law Review

Search engines have profoundly changed the relationship between privacy and free speech by making personal information widely and cheaply available to a global audience. This has raised many concerns both over how online companies handle the information they collect and how regular citizens use online services to invade other people’s privacy. One way Europe has addressed this change is by providing European Union citizens with a right to petition search engines to deindex links from search results—a so-called “right to be forgotten.” If the information contained in a search result is “inadequate, irrelevant or no longer relevant,” the ...


Remnants Of Net Neutrality: Policing Unlawful Content Through Broadband Providers, Aaron Lerman Jun 2018

Remnants Of Net Neutrality: Policing Unlawful Content Through Broadband Providers, Aaron Lerman

Brooklyn Journal of Corporate, Financial & Commercial Law

The 2015 Open Internet Order, released by The Federal Communication Commission (FCC), introduced sweeping, new rules that promised to preserve an equal and open Internet to consumers. These rules, otherwise known as “Net Neutrality,” prohibited broadband and internet service providers from impairing, blocking, or throttling access to “lawful content” online. But with a new administration and agenda, the FCC’s 2017 Restoring Internet Freedom Order repealed Net Neutrality. Since then, various states have pushed back against the repeal, with some adopting their own versions of the 2015 Open Internet Order’s Net Neutrality, keeping most of the rule language intact ...