The Human Body & Property Law

The Human Body & Property Law

It’s Precedent — The Human Body is Subject to Property Law, which Enables a Digital DNA Right Carlo Petrini Tweet The ramifications of the premise are of course transformative — imagine if all data associated with a person were owned by that person! It would substantially disrupt the data-driven ecosystems of Silicon Valley (and everywhere else). […]

Cyber-on-Main

Cyber-on-Main

Philosophical Drivers The cybersecurity industry grows in the wake of the technology industry. Looking back at the last thirty years of the technology industry, we can see the good that came early on from clearing entrenched industries that made room for bottom-up economic growth. Music production and distribution, once guarded by redwood-like titans were starving […]

We Lawyers Were Mistaken: Online Privacy is a Property Matter

We Lawyers Were Mistaken: Online Privacy is a Property Matter

By Doug DePeppe In June, the US Supreme Court ruled in TransUnion v. Ramirez, 594 U.S. (2021), that plaintiffs suffering identity loss must show “concrete harm” to have standing to sue, at least in federal court. The case was a class action suit involving a class of individuals that had been improperly listed on a […]

Open Commons Framework

The goal is to design and implement a community cyber capacity model that generates market forces to build resilience, innovation and economic development at community levels. 

Open Commons Framework

Cyber-on-Main™ is an initiative supported by the Department of Homeland Security and was announced at the first workshop of the National Risk Management Center, on December 11, 2018.  The goal is to design and implement a community cyber capacity model that generates market forces to build resilience, innovation and economic development at community levels.  As […]