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Practical Pieces & Perspectives

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October 28, 2021
Artificial (Un)Intelligence: Automated Tools and Intermediary Liability
Shivani Kabra

The exponential increase of user generated content on online platforms has eventuated in a proliferate system of digital piracy and unlawful content. These instances raise questions of attaching secondary liability to the platforms hosting such materials. Predominantly, online platforms act as intermediaries for facilitating user interaction and user generated content. Recent legislative...

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October 19, 2021
Treading The Path of Over-Regulating Intermediaries: India's IT Rules, 2021
Shravya Devaraj & Akshay Luhadia

In February 2021, the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology released the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021[1] (‘the Rules’) under Section 87 read with Section 79(2) of the Information Technology Act.

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May 17, 2021
CubeSats: The Next Big “Little” Thing in Internet of Things
Diane M. Janosek, Esq.

The Internet of Things has experienced exponential growth and use across the globe with 25.1 billion devices currently in use. IoT device manufacturers are now looking to outer space nanosatellite constellations, or CubeSats, to connect to a different type of internet. Until recently, the functionality of the IoT was dependent on secure data flow between internet terrestrial stations and the IoT devices.

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April 16, 2021
From Forgetting a Play to Forgetting Your Life: Incorporating Concussion Detection and Treatment Technologies into the Current NHL Protocol
Libby White

Concussions have been problematic in the sports world for decades, with an estimated 3.8 million occurring every year. Because of current advances in technology, there are better and more efficient ways than its current concussion protocols for the NHL to detect and monitor concussions sustained by players.

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March 01, 2021
Taking a Stock to the Moon: Determining Market Manipulation in the Age of Reddit
Sonthonax B. SaintGermain

On January 22, 2021, when the Standards and Poor 500 Index grew by one dollar, GameStop Corp.’s stock price rose by $33.73 to a high of $76.76 before closing at $65.01. On January 27, the closing price was $347.51. The rapid price movements and high trading volumes triggered multiple instances of the New York Stock Exchange’s 5-minute trade suspension policy against its shares.

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Practical Pieces and Perspectives, previously Timely Tech, is the non-paginated companion to the Illinois Journal of Law, Technology & Policy. Through Practical Pieces and Perspectives, JLTP publishes short pieces that addresses cutting-edge issues in technology and the law.


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