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Online Harms White Paper: Consultation Response : BILETA Response to the UK Government Consultation 'Online Harms White Paper'
The British Irish Law Education and Technology Association (BILETA) has concerns about the broad scope of the proposals in the White Paper and how the proposals will be applied to platforms. The White Paper proposes ...
Défendre les vivants ou les morts ? Controverses sous-jacentes au droit des données post-mortem à travers une perspective comparée franco-américaine
To be on the internet is to exist as a being of data constituting profiles that double the existence of physical individuals and survive them. In the future, the internet is therefore called to contain more post mortem ...
Post-mortem social media: law and Facebook after death
(Edward Elgar Publishing, 2017-06)
Post-mortem Privacy 2.0: Theory, law and technology
This paper builds on the general survey of post-mortem privacy set out in the author’s earlier work. The concept of post-mortem privacy is further developed both at a theoretical level (underpinned by theories of autonomy) ...
Legal Nature of Emails: A Comparative Perspective
There is currently a conflict between laws and the market in their treatment of email. Laws mandate that emails are not protected as property unless copyrightable or protected by another legal mechanism. But the market ...
Virtual Worlds – a Legal Post-Mortem Account
This paper addresses the lack of legal literature in the area of death and virtual worlds. It sheds light on the legal status of different in-game assets, assessing whether these could fit within the notions of property ...
Virtual worlds players – consumers or citizens?
This article questions the preconceived notions that participants in virtual worlds are essentially consumers. Building on the existing scholarship around virtual worlds and notwithstanding the current character of virtual ...
Does the EU Data Protection Regime Protect Post-Mortem Privacy and What Could Be the Potential Alternatives?
This article aims to shed some light on post-mortem privacy, a phenomenon rather neglected in the legal literature. Acknowledging the quite controversial nature of the phenomenon and certain policy and legal arguments pro ...