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Smart Contracts: Terminology, Technical Limitations And Real World Complexity, Eliza MIK 2017 Singapore Management University

Smart Contracts: Terminology, Technical Limitations And Real World Complexity, Eliza Mik

Research Collection School Of Law

If one is to believe the popular press and many “technical writings,” blockchains create not only a perfect transactional environment but also obviate the need for banks, lawyers and courts. The latter will soon be replaced by smart contracts: unbiased and infallible computer programs that form, perform and enforce agreements. Predictions of future revolutions must, however, be distinguished from the harsh reality of the commercial marketplace and the technical limitations of blockchains. The fact that a technological solution is innovative and elegant need not imply that it is commercially useful or legally viable. Apart from attempting a terminological “clean-up” surrounding ...


The Struggle Over Webcasting--Where Is The Stream Carrying Us?, Susan A. Russell 2017 University of Oklahoma College of Law

The Struggle Over Webcasting--Where Is The Stream Carrying Us?, Susan A. Russell

Oklahoma Journal of Law and Technology

No abstract provided.


Who's Watching The Kids?--The Use Of Peer-To-Peer Programs To Cyberstalk Children, Jessica Herndon 2017 University of Oklahoma College of Law

Who's Watching The Kids?--The Use Of Peer-To-Peer Programs To Cyberstalk Children, Jessica Herndon

Oklahoma Journal of Law and Technology

No abstract provided.


The Safe Harbor Solution: Is It An Effective Mechanism For International Data Transfers Between The United States And The European Union, Alexander Zinser 2017 University of Oklahoma College of Law

The Safe Harbor Solution: Is It An Effective Mechanism For International Data Transfers Between The United States And The European Union, Alexander Zinser

Oklahoma Journal of Law and Technology

No abstract provided.


Balancing The Crucible: The Revolving Conflict Between Fair Use And Corporate Use In The Battle To Control Domain Names, Stacey Knapp 2017 University of Oklahoma College of Law

Balancing The Crucible: The Revolving Conflict Between Fair Use And Corporate Use In The Battle To Control Domain Names, Stacey Knapp

Oklahoma Journal of Law and Technology

No abstract provided.


Shifting The Burden To Internet Service Providers: The Validity Of Subpoena Power Under The Digital Millennium Copyright Act, Matt Sellers 2017 University of Oklahoma College of Law

Shifting The Burden To Internet Service Providers: The Validity Of Subpoena Power Under The Digital Millennium Copyright Act, Matt Sellers

Oklahoma Journal of Law and Technology

No abstract provided.


E-Commerce And The Americans With Disabilities Act: Failing To Extend The Ada To The Internet In Access Now V. Southwest Airlines, Emily Short 2017 University of Oklahoma College of Law

E-Commerce And The Americans With Disabilities Act: Failing To Extend The Ada To The Internet In Access Now V. Southwest Airlines, Emily Short

Oklahoma Journal of Law and Technology

No abstract provided.


Fbi's Carnivore: Under The Fourth Amendment And The Usa Patriot Act, Scott Griner 2017 University of Oklahoma College of Law

Fbi's Carnivore: Under The Fourth Amendment And The Usa Patriot Act, Scott Griner

Oklahoma Journal of Law and Technology

No abstract provided.


Censorship On The Internet: Who Should Make The Rules, Joe Zopolsky 2017 University of Oklahoma College of Law

Censorship On The Internet: Who Should Make The Rules, Joe Zopolsky

Oklahoma Journal of Law and Technology

No abstract provided.


Emailer Beware: The Fourth Amendment And Electronic Mail, E. Parker Lowe 2017 University of Oklahoma College of Law

Emailer Beware: The Fourth Amendment And Electronic Mail, E. Parker Lowe

Oklahoma Journal of Law and Technology

No abstract provided.


Courthouses, Bookshelves, And Portals: The Implications Of U.S. V. American Library Association On First Amendment Forum Analysis And Future Internet-Based Litigation Strategies, Alexandra R. Harrington 2017 University of Oklahoma College of Law

Courthouses, Bookshelves, And Portals: The Implications Of U.S. V. American Library Association On First Amendment Forum Analysis And Future Internet-Based Litigation Strategies, Alexandra R. Harrington

Oklahoma Journal of Law and Technology

No abstract provided.


Piracy On Peer-To-Peer File Sharing Networks: Why A Streamlined Online Dispute Resolution System Should Not Be Forgotten In The Shadow Of A Federal Small Claims Tribunal, Naomi Gemmell 2017 Pepperdine University

Piracy On Peer-To-Peer File Sharing Networks: Why A Streamlined Online Dispute Resolution System Should Not Be Forgotten In The Shadow Of A Federal Small Claims Tribunal, Naomi Gemmell

Pepperdine Dispute Resolution Law Journal

This Article proposes application of an ADR system for resolving online copyright disputes related to P2P file sharing. Section II provides an overview of P2P file sharing networks and associated copyright infringement. Section III explores current approaches that fall short in resolving P2P copyright disputes, namely the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, litigation, and private agreements. Section IV examines the two primary proposed solutions to online copyright disputes: alternative dispute resolution and federal small claims. Section V recommends that a streamlined online dispute resolution system is necessary (even if a federal small claims tribunal is adopted), and concludes.


Three Chords And The Truth: Analyzing Copyright Infringement Claims Against Guitar Tablature Websites, Krist Caldwell 2017 University of Oklahoma College of Law

Three Chords And The Truth: Analyzing Copyright Infringement Claims Against Guitar Tablature Websites, Krist Caldwell

Oklahoma Journal of Law and Technology

No abstract provided.


Cyberspace…The Final Frontier: How The Communications Decency Act Allows Entrepreneurs To Boldly Go Where No Blog Has Gone Before, Aaron Jackson 2017 University of Oklahoma College of Law

Cyberspace…The Final Frontier: How The Communications Decency Act Allows Entrepreneurs To Boldly Go Where No Blog Has Gone Before, Aaron Jackson

Oklahoma Journal of Law and Technology

No abstract provided.


Yershov V. Gannett: Rethinking The Vppa In The 21st Century, Ariel A. Pardee 2017 University of Maine School of Law

Yershov V. Gannett: Rethinking The Vppa In The 21st Century, Ariel A. Pardee

Maine Law Review

Almost anyone with a smartphone can recall a time when an online advertisement followed them from webpage to webpage, or mobile browser to mobile application, or even jumped from a mobile device to a desktop web browser. While some people see it as a harmless—or even helpful—quirk of the online world, others find it creepy and intrusive. In the absence of significant government regulation of online advertising practices, particularly aggrieved individuals have sought relief in the courts by alleging violations of ill-fitting statutes drafted decades ago. This note explores just such a case, Yershov v. Gannett, in which ...


The Sky Is Not Falling: An Analysis Of The National Strategy For Trusted Identities In Cyberspace And The Proposed Identity Ecosystem, Aaron L. Jackson 2017 University of Oklahoma College of Law

The Sky Is Not Falling: An Analysis Of The National Strategy For Trusted Identities In Cyberspace And The Proposed Identity Ecosystem, Aaron L. Jackson

Oklahoma Journal of Law and Technology

No abstract provided.


Netflix And No Chill: The Criminal Ramification Of Password Sharing, Benjamin Kweskin 2017 University of Missouri School of Law

Netflix And No Chill: The Criminal Ramification Of Password Sharing, Benjamin Kweskin

The Business, Entrepreneurship & Tax Law Review

Password sharing is a unique issue because it requires two actors: the person who accesses the information, and the sharer. Sharing your password and logging on could easily be seen as trespassing on Netflix’s website to provide you with content you should have otherwise paid for, thus it has value. All other elements aside, the question of whether or not the sharer of information could be criminally liable remains unanswered. Under Nosal, there is strong evidence to suggest liability. It is clear that the person who accesses this information is liable, but what about the password sharer?


Print Your Own Pandora's Box: 3d Printing, Intellectual Property Law, And The Internet For Lay-Lawyers, Adam Lewental 2017 University of Missouri School of Law

Print Your Own Pandora's Box: 3d Printing, Intellectual Property Law, And The Internet For Lay-Lawyers, Adam Lewental

The Business, Entrepreneurship & Tax Law Review

This comment’s main purpose is to explore intellectual property law meant to protect against manufacturing infringement after manufacturing becomes decentralized. Part II glimpses into the applicable 3D printing technology, with a focus on its current capabilities and future application. Part III explores the rift between utility and design intellectual property protection within the framework of intellectual property protection. Part IV analyzes the overlap of the technology and the law. Part V projects the potential impact of inaction by drawing comparisons to parallel issues, as well as the potential impact of the technology itself.


The Tax Treatment Of Tokens: What Does It Betoken?, David J. Shakow 2017 University of Pennsylvania Law School

The Tax Treatment Of Tokens: What Does It Betoken?, David J. Shakow

Faculty Scholarship

Digital tokens have been used to raise substantial amounts of money. But little attention has been paid to the tax consequences surrounding their issuance and sale. There are significant potential tax liabilities lurking in the use of digital tokens. But, because of the anonymity inherent in the blockchain structures used for the issuance of tokens and payments for them, there is a significant question as to whether those tax liabilities will ever be collected.


The Tax Lives Of Uber Drivers: Evidence From Online Forums, Diane M. Ring, Shu-Yi Oei 2017 Boston College Law School

The Tax Lives Of Uber Drivers: Evidence From Online Forums, Diane M. Ring, Shu-Yi Oei

Shu-Yi Oei

In this Article, we investigate the tax issues and challenges facing Uber and Lyft drivers by studying their online interactions in three internet discussion forums: Reddit.com, Uberpeople.net, and Intuit TurboTax AnswerXchange. Using descriptive statistics and content analysis, we examine (1) the substantive tax concerns facing forum participants, (2) how taxes affect their driving and profitability decisions, and (3) the degree of user sophistication, accuracy of legal advising, and other cultural features of the forums.

We find that while forum participants displayed generally accurate understandings of tax filing and income inclusion obligations, their approaches to expenses and deductions were ...


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