Blockchain Articles

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.

Could Popular AI Chatbot Talk Users into Legal Peril?
1000 648 David Hoppe

ChatGPT is the fastest-growing consumer application in the history of internet applications. In just two short months, ChatGPT has reached 100 million users.

Metaverse Avatars: A Pandora’s Box of Legal Issues?
1000 648 David Hoppe

The concept of an avatar-based metaverse is becoming increasingly popular and is adding a new dimension to the world of social media. Businesses can benefit by using digital avatars as part of their brand identity and for delivering a more personal user experience to their customers.

Fanning the Flames: Enthusiast Engagement in Web3
1024 664 David Hoppe

Web3 technologies have demonstrated the potential to be used as a tool for expanding and improving fan engagement. With the use of open-source, public blockchain-based protocols, fans can easily access and interact with their favorite sports leagues, esports companies, and other organizations in ways that were not previously possible.

Can Hong Kong’s Retail Crypto Laws Lure US Firms?
1000 648 David Hoppe

With Hong Kong’s recent announcement that it will legalize retail trading of cryptocurrency, how should American crypto firms approach business operations in Asia? 

FTX Investors Seek Damages from Athletes, A-listers
1000 648 Yusuke Hisashi

The fallout from the FTX implosion may transport Steph Curry from the basketball court to US district court after the filing of class action lawsuit against the cryptocurrency exchange’s celebrity endorsers.

SEC’s Bored Apes Probe – More Bad News for Crypto
1000 648 David Hoppe

As if the crypto and NFT industry weren’t reeling enough in light of the FTX’s crash-and-burn, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is continuing its investigation into Yuga Labs Inc., the crypto company behind the (once) popular Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC), over its non-fungible token (NFT) collections and cryptocurrency.

EU to Launch Global Metaverse Regulation in 2023; Will the US Follow Suit?
1000 648 David Hoppe

The European Union’s (EU) “Thrive In The Metaverse” initiative for regulating the metaverse is intended to prepare Europe for the age of crypto and web3. What does it mean for European consumers, and is it likely that the US will follow suit and issue similar regulations?

Apple Store Allows NFT Sales; Takes Its Slice of the Pie
1000 648 David Hoppe

As part of its new guidelines for the App Store, Apple has announced that it will allow developers to sell NFTs within apps and games. Despite the limitations and fees Apple attaches to certain types of NFT, this is a big deal because, as DigiDaigaku NFT project founder Gabriel Leydon tweeted, “…this could put an ETH wallet in every single mobile game onboarding 1B+ players!”