Youtube, You Disclose

By: Brad Stringfellow,   The FTC is cracking down on social media ads and seeking to enforce proper disclosure amongst celebrity endorsers and advertisers. The means by which people connect with one another seem to be expanding at an ever-increasing rate. As conventional media loses its predominant grasp on consumer …

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Understanding “Smart Contracts”

By: Hsiao-Han Wang, The term “smart contract” refers to “the use of computer code to articulate, verify and execute an agreement between parties.”[1] Unlike traditional contracts, smart contracts are written in codes, stored on distributed ledgers (like a database that can store all sorts of information) and secured by cryptographic …

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The Uber Important Uber Lawsuit

By: Nicole Desbois, Uber’s 100 million-dollar settlement agreement with its drivers was just recently rejected by a federal Judge in California. The Judge rejected the lawsuit claiming 100 million wasn’t enough to adequately settle the dispute. The issue is whether Uber drivers are contractors or employees entitled to benefits: making …

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