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Month: February 2018

Blockchain Basics: Legal Implications and Business Viability

Posted in Blog, and Events

Special thank you to the Graduate Blockchain Society at McCombs for helping JOLTT make this panel happen! See Gordon Bowman, cohost of this event for more information. ************** Come join us for a riveting discussion of blockchains, the blockchain business model, and the legal ramifications surrounding blockchain technology. The panel will be held on 2/13/2018 at 12 pm in TNH 2.140 of the UT Law School. JOLTT Trivia Night at Posse East to follow at 8 pm (https://www.facebook.com/tyler.oubre.5/posts/1670108703083294). For the panel we’ve assembled Mira Ganor, Brian Hall, and Brian Konradi to help lead this discussion. Mira Ganor Mira Ganor joined…

Unwarranted Surveillance

Posted in Blog, Events, and Privacy

The Journal of Law and Technology at Texas (JOLTT – http://jolttx.com/) is proud to present the panel Unwarranted Surveillance, featuring Shahid Buttar of Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and Bobby Chesney and Steve Vladeck of The UT School of Law. Shahid will be visiting Austin as a guest of EFF-Austin, a long-time local affinity group of EFF and a member of their Electronic Frontier Alliance (EFA). Congress recently reauthorized, extended, and expanded NSA surveillance without a judicial warrant requirement to restrain documented (and potentially recurring) abuses. Why does domestic surveillance prompt concerns from across the political spectrum? How does it relate…