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’