LPE Originals

Scaling Trust and Other Fictions

NB: This post is part of the “Skepticism About Information Fiduciaries” symposium. Other contributions can be found here. The Centenal Cycle, the Hugo-nominated trilogy by novelist Malka Older, describes a not-too-distant future in which the existing liberal world order has been replaced by a regime of mass-mediated micro-democracy. With some exceptions—a handful of so-called null states…

LPE Originals

Technology, Political Economy, and the Role(s) of Law

Julie E. Cohen – Legal scholars who work on information policy tend to focus on questions about how existing doctrinal and regulatory frameworks should apply to information-era business models and online behavior, perhaps undergoing some changes in coverage or emphasis along the way. They have asked, in other words, how law should respond to the…