So what happened? A major NFT case was decided on February 8, 2023 as the French luxury fashion house Hermès won the MetaBirkins lawsuit against the artist, Mason Rothschild. The jury was not convinced that the artist’s MetaBirkins project, which involved non-fungible token (NFT) versions of Hermès Birkin bags, was protected under the First Amendment. The jury determined that


Artificial intelligence (“AI”) has become ingrained into our daily lives. It is involved every time we conduct a Google search, open Instagram, or unlock our phones with facial recognition. Despite the growing impact of AI on society, Congress has so far adopted a hands-off approach leaving AI development unchecked and deployment unregulated. However, Representative Ted


Artificial intelligence (A.I.) is at yet another crossroads, but this time it is with artists and their creations. Earlier this month, three artists initiated a lawsuit against Stability AI, DevianArt, and Midjourney, which are some of the leading A.I. generator companies currently in the market. The lawsuit alleges copyright infringement because these companies have been using images of the


Along with hundreds of thousands of other travelers, my Southwest flight got canceled during the holidays. A winter storm caused trouble for all airlines, but Southwest accounted for more than 80% of them. Even days after the storm passed, Southwest continued to cancel thousands of flights.  During those tenuous few days, journalists began discussing the open secret behind the meltdown: Southwest’s outdated scheduling


The United States government has taken more interest in mobile payment applications. Mobile payment companies are increasing in size year after year. The United States government is interested in maximizing its share through the most efficient revenue-creating source they have, taxes. A change to the taxation of mobile transactions is on the horizon, and the


In recent weeks, Russia has employed en masse so-called “kamikaze drones” in its war with Ukraine. The drones, supplied by Iran and under the manufacture name “Shahed-136” have been sent out in waves, inflicting damage on the Ukrainian military as well as residential buildings and critical civilian infrastructure. In this piece, I will discuss first the nature and use