Artificially Intelligent Lawyer “Ross” Has Been Hired By Its First Official Law Firm
Ross, the world's first artificially intelligent attorney, has its first official law firm. Baker & Hostetler announced that they will be employing Ross for its bankruptcy practice, currently comprised of almost 50 lawyers.
What is the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) & why should you care?
Digital businesses and organisations of all sizes will be aware of the myriad of laws and regulations when operating in or across EU markets.
A 19-year-old made a free robot lawyer that has appealed $3 million in parking tickets
Beyond parking tickets, Browder's bot can also help with delayed or canceled flights and payment-protection insurance (PPI) claims.
Deloitte to work with Australian bitcoin lobby on 'regulatory changes'
Deloitte has announced its partnership with the Australian Digital Currency Commerce Association (ADCCA) to "work on the strategic, tax and regulatory changes that will need to happen" in Australia. The world's fourth-largest accountancy firm will form a working group with ADCCA members, tasked, iTnews reports via Silicon Angle.
Canadian Senate says no to regulating digital currencies
The Canadian Senate's Banking, Trade and Commerce (BTC) committee released its final report Friday asking the federal government to use a "light touch" in dealing with digital currencies. "We've heard, and we agree, that blockchain technology is at a delicate stage in its development and use," the report reads.
Why Bitcoin is and isn't like the Internet
In the post that follows I'm trying to develop what I see to be strong analogues to another crucial period/turning point in the history of technology, but like all such comparisons, the differences are as illuminating as the similarities.
The Silk Road trial: Bitcoin buccaneers
MOST internet entrepreneurs dream of transforming an industry. On January 13th, one who may have done just that went on trial in federal court in Manhattan, accused of drug-trafficking, money-laundering and operating a criminal enterprise. Ross Ulbricht, a 30-year-old Texan physics graduate, is accused of being "Dread Pirate Roberts", the founder and administrator of the Silk Road.
In the Silk Road trial, Bitcoin is a cop's best friend
For years, Bitcoin has been the Silk Road's biggest strength. Escrow wallets let money change hands safely and easily, bitcoin tumblers let users keep drug transactions at arm's length, and, for a while at least, it kept everyone off the radar of law enforcement.
With the stolen BitStamp bitcoins on the move, Reddit flies into detective mode
For all of history, bank robberies have happened primarily out of view. Sure the public may have seen the stickup, or at least the aftermath of the heist, but the movement of the cash and its re-entry into circulation has been entirely behind closed doors. That's the power of cash - it's largely untraceable.