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Apr
15

Can anyone really own virtual tokens such as Bitcoin and Ether? And if so, how should the law protect the rights of the owner? Legal rulings in federal courts have yielded inconsistent policies regarding the applicable remedy when rights in cryptocurrencies are infringed. Some adopt a property rule, granting injunctions and enforcement of property rights

Apr
15

The utilization of Artificial Intelligence (“AI”) in the process of innovation has been occurring for decades. However, with the increased sophistication of AI, it is becoming gradually more difficult to discern between the point in which AI is simply being employed as a tool, contributing to human innovation, from thepoint in which AI is actually

Apr
15

As governments worldwide struggle to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions in an effort to mitigate the effects of climate change, many are contemplating supplemental and controversial strategies, including Solar Radiation Management (“SRM”). SRM is a geoengineering technology deployed into the stratosphere that intentionally manipulates the environment to reduce global surface temperatures by reflecting incoming sunlight

Apr
15

In July 2020, former President Trump issued an Executive Order attempting to unilaterally ban TikTok, a social media platform used mainly by teenagers to post videos of dances or viral challenges. Banning a social media app is unprecedented in the United States and raises various concerns among a wide variety of interested parties. These concerns

Apr
01

Among the many cryptocurrencies vying for mainstream adoption by banks, the XRP token backing the Ripple payment protocol led the competition, until recently.  Unlike many other cryptocurrencies, XRP is not intended to function primarily as a currency, although it can and does trade like any other cryptocurrency.  Instead, it is the medium of exchange underlying

Apr
01

Last December Russian-linked hackers breached software vendor SolarWinds. Through deploying a malware-laced update to SolarWinds’ Orion software, the hackers were able to infiltrate multiple government agencies, government networks and U.S.-based companies. The Orion software is commonly used by large organizations to monitor and manage IT resources, including servers, workstations, mobile devices, and internet of things

Mar
10

The longstanding slogan of ADT security company, “Always There” takes on new meaning, as former ADT employee, Telesforo Aviles, has pleaded guilty to accessing the home security feeds of over 200 customers for sexual gratification. Aviles, who was a technician for ADT, took advantage of a company policy that allowed employees to add their emails

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