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Marketcraft and the Digital Economy

The digital economy appears to provide the closest thing to the frictionless perfect markets of economic theory to date. Yet it actually requires more extensive and intensive regulation than other markets do—not less. Prosperity in the digital age hinges on … Continue reading

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Digital Resurrections Necessitate Federal Post-Mortem Publicity Rights

Digital Resurrections Necessitate Federal Post-Mortem Publicity RightsMeaghan FonteinIn the 1966 horror film Island of Terror, actor Peter Cushing’s character faced a predicament of dealing with computer-borne life forms resembling virtual humans. Fast-forward: 22 years after his death and 50 years … Continue reading

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Can You Live Without Your Digital Teddy Bear?

Digital Addiction Can you imagine getting a ticket for texting while crossing the street? You will in Honolulu, HI! It won’t matter whether it is a cellphone, a tablet or a video game under a new bill, Electronic Devices Pedestrian … Continue reading

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Virtual digital assistants to overtake world population by 2021

Ovum: “Globally, the native digital assistant installed base is set to exceed 7.5 billion active devices by 2021, which is more than the world population according to the US Census Bureau on May 1, 2017. But fear not – Skynet, from … Continue reading

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The Music Modernization Act: Congress Poised to Pass Legislation Updating Music Copyright Royalties for the Digital Age

On April 25, 2018, the House of Representatives unanimously passed H. R. 5447, otherwise known as the “Music Modernization Act” (MMA). The bill, which now awaits Senate action, amends the Copyright Act in multiple ways, most notably by changing the … Continue reading

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