Professor Fairfield Publishes Article in Southern California Law Review

Washington and Lee law professor Joshua Fairfield has published a new article in the Southern California Law Review.  The article, titled "Bitproperty", appears in Volume 88 of the journal. From the abstract: Property is the law of lists and ledgers. County land records, stock certificate entries, mortgage registries, Uniform Commercial Code filings on personal property, … Continue reading Professor Fairfield Publishes Article in Southern California Law Review

Cornell Law Review Online Publishes Response and Reply to Luna and Fairfield article “Digital Innocence”

In September 2014 Washington and Lee law professors Erik Luna and Joshua Fairfield published an article entitled  "Digital Innocence" in the Cornell Law Review, Vol. 99, Issue 5.  Cornell Law Review Online has now published two responses to the article and a reply from Professors Luna and Fairfield. Find the full text of the article, responses and reply … Continue reading Cornell Law Review Online Publishes Response and Reply to Luna and Fairfield article “Digital Innocence”

Professors Fairfield and Luna Publish in Cornell Law Review

Washington and Lee law professors Joshua A.T. Fairfield and Erik Luna have published an article in the Cornell Law Review.   Digital Innocence, appears in Volume 99, Issue 5. From the abstract: Recent revelations have shown that almost all online activity and increasing amounts of offline activity are tracked using Big Data and data mining technologies. … Continue reading Professors Fairfield and Luna Publish in Cornell Law Review

Prof. Josh Fairfield on Cryptocurrencies at DATA 2014

Washington and Lee law professor Josh Fairfield was a speaker at this year's Digital Asset Transfer Authority annual conference in April. During the conference, Prof. Fairfield spoke on a panel addressing consumer protection and privacy along with Garrett Graff, Editor, The Washingtonian; Beriz Szoka, Founder and President, TechFreedom; Jody Westby, CEO Global Cyber Risk LLC; and … Continue reading Prof. Josh Fairfield on Cryptocurrencies at DATA 2014

Prof. Josh Fairfield Presents on Virtual Worlds at Judicial Conference

On Dec. 4, Washington and Lee law professor Josh Fairfield will present during a plenary session at  the Minnesota Annual Judicial Conference. The title of his talk is "We the People in a Virtual World." Below is the abstract for the talk: What if The Matrix were real? Through virtual world technology, users experience persistent and … Continue reading Prof. Josh Fairfield Presents on Virtual Worlds at Judicial Conference

Prof. Josh Fairfield Presents at Major Conference on Empirical Legal Studies

On Oct. 26, Washington and Lee law professor Josh Fairfield presents his paper on social media privacy at the Conference on Empirical Legal Studies (CELS) at the University of Pennsylvania Law School. Prof. Fairfield coauthored the paper with Christoph Engel of the Max Planck Institute. Now in its eighth year, CELS features original empirical legal scholarship … Continue reading Prof. Josh Fairfield Presents at Major Conference on Empirical Legal Studies

Prof. Josh Fairfield Publishes Article on ‘Do Not Track’

Washington and Lee law professor Josh Fairfield has published an article in the Northwestern Journal of Technology and Intellectual Property titled "Do-Not-Track as Default." The article covers this developing online legal and technological standard that permits consumers to express their desire not to be tracked by online advertisers. From the abstract: Do-Not-Track has the ability … Continue reading Prof. Josh Fairfield Publishes Article on ‘Do Not Track’