Zlatan’s Dispute is the Tip of the Iceberg: On the Cusp of Identity Theft on Steroids

Blockchain enables an irrefutable and readily ascertainable ownership verification – either an authorized use appears as a transaction on the ledger or not.

Zlatan’s Dispute is the Tip of the Iceberg: On the Cusp of Identity Theft on Steroids

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has openly disputed the use of his name, image, likeness (NIL), aka image rights, in the electronic game industry.  The legal challenge for athletes and celebrities, as well as institutional brands, centers around who owns what data rights?  Ownership of data, on an equivalent level as property ownership, is a topic I have written […]

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 […]