Thought on the Legal Strategies for the Metaverse

I will be presenting a 90-minute talk on the legal implications of a metaverse and how the potential for the next phase of virtual worlds will be substantially different than those of Second Life and the earlier efforts. The program will be presented at the American Bar Association, Business Law Section Cyberspace Committee Jan. 19, […]

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Pressure on TikTok Grows from Snap

Although TikTok has won a temporary injunction from the Trump Administration’s effort to bar the company’s collection of U.S. users’ data, the political pressure is now being supplemented by new competition. Snap, an independent public company, announced the release of Spotlight, a service that will functionally mirror the social video feeds that predominate as TikTok’s […]

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NCAA Reverses Course and Agrees to Let Student Athletes Commercialize their Identity

In a change that started with a dispute over EA Sports collegiate video games, the NCAA Board of Governors yesterday voted unanimously “to permit students participating in athletics the opportunity to benefit from the use of their name, image and likeness.” There is a caveat in the new policy that the exploitation by the athletes […]

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