Blockchain Articles

Bit-by-Bet: Cryptocurrency as Real-Money Game Stakes and Rewards
1000 648 David Hoppe

Cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology are revolutionizing the gaming industry. These groundbreaking technologies are unlocking new gaming experiences that center around true digital asset ownership, the creation of decentralized virtual economies, and the potential to earn real-world value.

Bicoastal Bitlicenses: Does California Law Atone for New York’s Sins?
1000 648 David Hoppe

Known for its tech-friendly environment and home to many of the world’s largest technology companies, California’s passage of its Digital Financial Assets Law has sent shockwaves through the cryptocurrency community.

Digital Assets Get Real: UK Proposes New Legal Category for Crypto, NFTs
1000 648 Yusuke Hisashi

In response to the evolving landscape of digital assets, the United Kingdom’s Law Commission (UKLC) has proposed a new category of personal property specifically tailored to cryptocurrencies and other digital assets.

AI-ding and Abetting? When AI Content Enables Criminals
1000 648 David Hoppe

When ChatGPT was launched last year, it took the tech world by storm thanks to its role as a smart coding assistant and its ability to speed the writing process for workers in any industry. Since then, generative AI systems for a variety of uses have gained fans all over the world.

Ripple Effect: Crypto Regulation after SEC’s Court Defeat
1000 648 David Hoppe

In a landmark ruling on July 13, 2023, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York determined that Ripple Labs Inc. did not break federal securities laws by selling its XRP token on public exchanges. This decision marks a significant victory for the cryptocurrency sector, eliciting widespread acclaim from digital asset corporations and crypto enthusiasts alike.

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Utah Grants DAO’s Corporate Identity, Personhood Status
1000 648 Amy Sanderson

Utah Legislature’s passage of its DAO (Decentralized Autonomous Organization) Act on March 1 vaults it into the lead in the race to regulate DAOs by granting them unprecedented recognition as legal entities. The Act, which goes into effect on January 1, 2024, recognizes DAOs as legal entities and offers these organizations limited liability protection.

Great Brain Robbery: Web3 Intellectual Property Rights
1000 648 Amy Sanderson

Intellectual property rights (IPRs) play a critical role in the rapidly evolving Web3 environment, protecting the creativity, innovation, and artistic expression at the heart of the world’s digital transformation.

The Thinking Person’s Guide to Artificial Intelligence Law
1000 648 David Hoppe

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is one of the fastest-growing technologies in the world today, and it’s making big waves in the business landscape. AI is being used to improve business processes, automate repetitive tasks, and provide insights that were once impossible to obtain.

AI vs. IP: Who’s Responsible for Copyright Infringement?
1000 648 Yusuke Hisashi

As artificial intelligence grows closer to emulating human communication, creativity, and expression, it already has demonstrated one very human tendency: to repurpose the work of others. Safeguards must be put in place to ensure that AI-generated content does not infringe upon people’s intellectual property.