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There has been a disturbance in the Force, have you felt it? Wait, wrong franchise. To Boldly Go Where No Copyright Suit Has Gone Before! Yes, Qapla’ ! Occasionally there are cases that seem …
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La connotación de Copyright es algo muy poderoso, anteriormente Albert Einstein dijo que la fuerza más grande del universo era el interés compuesto, bueno no experimentó con el interés de los familiares de los deudos
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Two Gikii events announced
There will be two Gikii events this year in September 2016. Gikii will be held in Australia and London thanks to the help of long-time Gikii enthusiasts Melissa de Zwart and Andrea Matwyshyn. Gikii Adelaide 2016 The first event will be hosted at the Adelaide Law School, University of Adelaide, on 9-10 September 2016. More details about the call for papers in this page. Gikii London 2016 Gikii returns to London later in September for a one day con...
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The European Commission has finally published the text of the programme called Privacy Shield, the name of the agreement reached with the United States to safeguard the export of personal data from European citizens across the Atlantic. This is in…
The European Commission has finally published the text of the programme called Privacy Shield, the name of the agreement reached with the United States to safeguard the export of personal data from…
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John Perry Barlow’s A Declaration of Independence of Cypberspace was published 20 years ago. While it is something that tends to concern mostly Internet regulation theorists, it is surprising just how relevant it continues to be. The text usually deserves…
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New blog post: California judge reaches decision in PETA's monkey selfie case

A judge in California has dismissed a copyright case brought by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), where the animal rights organisation claimed that it represented the monkey that took the famous selfie depicted above. The case is that of…
A judge in California has dismissed a copyright case brought by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), where the animal rights organisation claimed that it represented the monkey that …
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Over the years I’ve had a love-hate relationship with Facebook: I love to hate it. As an early adopter, I always have felt that my interaction with the social network was very different to what other people were using it for, and the change in the…
Over the years I’ve had a love-hate relationship with Facebook: I love to hate it. As an early adopter, I always have felt that my interaction with the social network was very different to wh…
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The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has once more helped to answer one of the most puzzling aspects of Internet regulation, where do things happen online? In particular, they have ans…
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Last week I attended an event at the University of Sussex (organised by students discussing the potential legal implications of Brexit, and I was tasked with looking at some of the aspects that may affect Intellectual Property and Information Technology.…
Last week I attended an event at the University of Sussex (organised by students discussing the potential legal implications of Brexit, and I was tasked with looking at some of the aspects that may…
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The history of Internet Law is littered with bad legislation and legislative proposals. From the infamous SOPA and PIPA, to the Draft Investigatory Powers Bill, there is no shortage of badly-conceived legislation dealing with the Internet. Sometimes the…
The history of Internet Law is littered with bad legislation and legislative proposals. From the infamous SOPA and PIPA, to the Draft Investigatory Powers Bill, there is no shortage of badly-concei…
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New blog post: European Court of Human Rights revisits intermediary liability

The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has revisited the issue of liability for Internet intermediaries in the case of Magyar Tartalomszolgáltatók Egyesülete and Index.Hu v Hungary. This is the second time in less than a year that the ECHR deals with…
The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has revisited the issue of liability for Internet intermediaries in the case of Magyar Tartalomszolgáltatók Egyesülete and Index.Hu v Hungary. This is the…
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New blog post: The Century of the Self(ie)

In his great documentary The Century of the Self, Adam Curtis explores topics such as consumerism and social control of the masses, but at its heart it is an exploration of collectivism and individualism. It describes the second half of the 2oth century…
In his great documentary The Century of the Self, Adam Curtis explores topics such as consumerism and social control of the masses, but at its heart it is an exploration of collectivism and individ…
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New blog post: Time to #SaveTheLink

I have good news and bad news. The good news is that the EU is not about to make linking illegal. The bad news is that the latest proposal from the EU Commission leaves open the door for the creation of an ancillary copyright that would affect the way in…
I have good news and bad news. The good news is that the EU is not about to make linking illegal. The bad news is that the latest proposal from the EU Commission leaves open the door for the creati…
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Education
  • University of Edinburgh
    PhD, 2011 - 2012
  • University of Hull
    LL.M. in International Business Law, 1998 - 1999
  • Queen's University of Belfast
    Master in Philosophy, 2000 - 2002
  • Universidad de Costa Rica
    Licenciatrura, 1990 - 1994
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  • University of Sussex
    Senior Lecturer, 2013 - present
  • Metaverse Research Consulting
    Consultant, 2013 - 2013
  • Innova Technology
    Consultant, 2011 - 2013
  • University of Edinburgh
    Lecturer, 2002 - 2010
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Living in an age of confusion: David Miranda and the concept of "lawfuln...
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The revolution will be webcast
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There is a revolution currently taking place online. This is a revolution against the status quo, centralised authorities, political establi

Why net neutrality is not a priority in developing countries
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This week yours truly has been thinking about net neutrality prompted by a call for regulation in one of the national newspapers. For those

Wikileaks and the dream of the open web | TechnoLlama
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In case you have not seen it yet, Wikileaks has released a video of an American helicopter crew opening fire on a group of men in Iraq, and

Web activism grows up, but beware its narrow focus
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As Wikipedia goes silent today in protest against the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the Protect IP Act (PIPA), and as other Internet gia

The problem with Anonymous
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Remember, remember the fifth of November, Gunpowder treason and plot. We see no reason Why gunpowder treason Should ever be forgot! It is a

Pinterest and copyright
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Source: 9gag.com via Andres on Pinterest Pinterest, in case you have not heard, is the latest social network. It is sort of like Tumbler

Can a court order stop a torrent file?
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I've just finished reading the fascinating case of AMP v Persons Unknown EWHC 3454 (TCC) via the IP Osgoode blog. This is a BitTorrent case

As Anonymous protests, Internet drowns in inaccurate anti-ACTA arguments
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There are plenty of good reasons to object to the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA). Unfortunately, many ACTA opponents have focuse

TPP: Welcome to the global war on intermediaries
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SOPA and PIPA are knocked-out. ACTA is on the ropes... time to relax? Not yet, meet the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the new front in th

TechnoLlama | The cloud is making us insecure
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Keeping local information is a thing of the past. Nowadays everything is in the cloud, haven't you heard? From Dropbox to Google Drive we ke

TechnoLlama | The lost decade of digital music sales
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Relics of a lost era. Whenever the music industry complains about decreasing music sales, the usual culprit is piracy. The jury is still out

The 11 Ways That Consumers Are Hopeless at Math
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This is your brain on shopping, and it's not very smart

Op-ed: MPAA/RIAA lose big as US backs copyright "limitations"
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As ACTA withers, the US government learns that copyright maximalism won't work.

Monologue: I’m Comic Sans, Asshole.
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Listen up. I know the shit you’ve been saying behind my back. You think I’m stupid. You think I’m immature. You think I’m a malformed, pathe

xkcd: Alternative Literature
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Permanent link to this comic: http://xkcd.com/971/. Image URL (for hotlinking/embedding): http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/alternative_literature

SCRIPTed April 2012
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This is the first issue of the 9th volume of SCRIPTed, A Journal of Law and Technology. I can't believe that I've been doing it for 9 years!

Lessons to be learned from the social media patent war
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By now there is growing evidence that software patents do not benefit anyone. Really, software developers, software experts, venture capit

Is the UN trying to take over the Internet?
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For some weeks now I have been seeing an article from the Wall Street Journal popping up practically everywhere in my collective social me