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Di Filippi on Ethereum and Law

Dr. Primavera Di Filippi of CERSA / CNRS / Université Paris II (Panthéon-Assas) gave a presentation entitled Ethereum: Freenet or Skynet? 13 April 2014 at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University. Click here for video and … Continue reading

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Kuhlman on Ethereum: Legal Approaches to Smart Contract Development

Casey Kuhlman, Esq., of Watershed Legal Services, has posted audio and slides of his presentation entitled Iterating over the Traditional: Legal Approaches to Smart Contract Development, given 8 April 2014 at the Amsterdam Ethereum Meetup in Amsterdam. Click here for … Continue reading

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Katz and Schneider on Ethereum and legal applications of blockchain technology

Professor Dr. Daniel Martin Katz of Michigan State University and the ReInvent Law Laboratory has posted Ethereum – A Revolutionary New Platform for Applications (including Computable Contracts), at Computational Legal Studies. Dan’s post links to the Website of the Ethereum … Continue reading

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Blockchain contracting and conveyancing systems

Blockchain technology — the technology that underlies Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency systems — is now available to be applied to contracts and conveyancing transactions (i.e., property transfers). Technologies including Ethereum and Master Protocol and Mastercoin now enable this. The developers … Continue reading

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Legal informatics papers and posters at ICEGOV 2013

Several papers or posters on legal informatics are being presented at ICEGOV 2013: 7th International Conference on the Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance, being held 22-25 October 2013 in Seoul: Pierre Andrews, Flávio Soares Corrêa da Silva: Using Parliamentary … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Computational Law Workshop: A Bridge Towards the Business Rules

A call for papers — with submission deadline of 20 April 2011 — has been issued for Computational Law Workshop: A Bridge Towards the Business Rules, to be held 6 June 2011, at The University of Pittsburgh, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, … Continue reading

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New on VoxPopuLII: Čyras on Legal Frameworks of Virtual Worlds

Professor Dr. Vytautas Čyras of the Vilnius University Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics has posted On a Legal Framework in a Virtual World: Lessons from the VirtualLife Project, on the VoxPopuLII Blog, published by the Legal Information Institute at Cornell … Continue reading

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DEON 2010 Proceedings Available

Proceedings are available for DEON 2010: The 10th International Conference on Deontic Logic in Computer Science, held 7-9 July 2010 in Fiesole, Florence, Italy. The proceedings were edited by Giovanni Sartor and Guido Governatori. Abstracts of the law-related papers presented … Continue reading

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Benlamri et al. on Secure Human Face Authentication for Mobile E-government Transactions

Professor Rachid Benlamri of the Lakehead University Department of Software Engineering, and colleagues, have published Secure Human Face Authentication for Mobile E-government Transactions, 8 International Journal of Mobile Communications 71 (2010). Here is the abstract: This paper describes a joint … Continue reading

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Fraunhofer SIT Develops Digital Signature for Internet Telephony

Digital signature technology for Internet telephony — called VoIPS — has been developed by researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Secure Information Technology, according to a press release issued by the institute 27 January 2010. The technology could be used … Continue reading

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