Tag Archives: Law in virtual worlds

Schweighofer Festschrift

A festschrift for pioneering legal informatics scholar Professor Dr. Erich Schweighofer of Universität Wien Arbeitsgruppe Rechtsinformatik has been published in Jusletter IT 22, February 2011. The issue contains a number of interesting articles by prominent legal informatics scholars, on a … Continue reading

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Richardson on E-Possession

Sally B. Richardson, Esq. presented a paper entitled E-Possession, at ALPS 2011: The Association for Law, Property, and Society Annual Meeting, held 4-5 March 2011 at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, DC, USA. Here is the abstract: To acquire … 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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Adrian on Law and Order in Virtual Worlds: Exploring Avatars, Their Ownership and Rights

Dr. Angela Adrian of the Bournemouth University Business School Department of Law has published her Ph.D. dissertation entitled Law and Order in Virtual Worlds: Exploring Avatars, Their Ownership and Rights (2010). Here is the abstract: As virtual worlds increase in … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: LSPI 2010: International Conference on Legal, Security and Privacy Issues in IT Law

A call for papers — with submission deadlines for papers of 10 September 2010 and for abstract presentations of 15 October 2010 — has been issued for LSPI 2010: International Conference on Legal, Security and Privacy Issues in IT Law, … Continue reading

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Research on Law and Virtual Worlds from the VirtualLife Project

A number of interesting recent papers on law in virtual worlds are available from the research page of VirtualLife, a virtual world project of the European Commission’s Seventh Research Framework Programme (FP7), Information & Communication Technologies (ICT), Objective 1.5 Networked … Continue reading

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TrustVWs 2009 Papers

This post links to papers presented at TrustVWs 2009: Virtual Worlds: Trust, Security, Rule of Law, a workshop held 9 December 2009 in Venice, Italy, in conjunction with UCMedia 2009: The 1st International ICST Conference on User Centric Media. Respecting … Continue reading

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Gilbert on Governance of Virtual Worlds

Brendan James Gilbert, a student at the University of Buffalo Law School, has published Getting to Conscionable: Negotiating Virtual Worlds’ End User License Agreements without Getting Externally Regulated, 4 Journal of International Commercial Law and Technology 238 (2009). Here is … Continue reading

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