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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 ...
When ‘neutral’ evidence still has probative value: implications from the Barry George Case
The likelihood ratio (LR) is a probabilistic method that has been championed as a ‘simple rule’ for evaluating the probative value of forensic evidence in court. Intuitively, if the LR is greater than one then the evidence ...
The Digital Economy Act (DEA) 2010; subscriber monitoring and the right to privacy under Article 8 of the ECHR
Through case-law research, this paper critically assesses the compatibility of the Digital Economy Act (DEA) obligation to notify subscribers of Copyright Infringement Reports (CIRs) (Section 3 of the DEA) with Article 8 ...
Incompatibility of the Digital Economy Act 2010 subscriber appeal process provisions with Article 6 of the ECHR
Through case-law research, this paper critically assesses the compatibility of the Digital Economy Act 2010 (DEA) subscriber appeal process provisions (Section 13 of the DEA) with Article 6 of the European Convention on ...
The Role of the Law in the Determination of Executive Remuneration
(FLE Learning Ltd, 2014)
Executive remuneration has been a contentious issue in the UK since the early 1990s. The lack of link between executive pay and company performance has been the shareholder’s concern. The law makes no provisions on how ...