Category: Technology

AI Revenue Management and Antitrust Implications

BY: Rob Stigile Following the publication of a blockbuster report detailing the use of apartment rent pricing software by some of the nation’s largest multifamily landlords, dozens of plaintiffs have filed suit alleging that use of the software violates section of the Sherman Act. These lawsuits may serve as an invitation for judicial reconsideration of […]

DAOs: The Future of Business Organization?

BY: Marina Phillips, RBFL Editor Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (“DAOs”) are becoming an increasingly popular means of organizing people from around the world for a common purpose. For those who are unfamiliar with the term, DAOs are essentially organizations or entities formed in blockchain and can be formed for both for-profit or not-for-profit purposes. DAOs are […]

The Future of the Music Industry is NFTs

BY: Kiana Lozzi, RBFL Student Editor Artists’ incomes have significantly shifted from mechanical to performance royalties and the next shift should be to music NFTs. NFTs, or “non-fungible tokens,” are data units that are stored on a blockchain that transfer ownership of either physical things or digital media. Additionally, NFTs have given artists an opportunity […]

Regulation of the Metaverse

BY: Harrison Hayne, RBFL Editor While speculation about the metaverse has cooled in recent months, it is doubtful that the metaverse will bow out quietly given the billions of dollars invested in its success by major technology players. A multitude of metaverse platforms are still hoping to use the metaverse to transition the human experience […]

How the Stock-Trading App Robinhood Remains Resilient

By: Bailey Meideros, RBFL Student Editor In recent years, stock-trading apps have become increasingly popular among young investors. In particular, the stock-trading app, Robinhood, has become the topic of various financial news outlets thanks to its unique features catered to young traders. Robinhood, founded in 2013 by Stanford University graduates Baiju Bhatt and Vladimir Tenev, […]

Student Blog: Data Privacy and Protection: The GDPR, CCPA, and the Future of Federal Regulations

by Kellen Safreed, 2L Editor   As data collection, use, and analysis become increasingly central to the operations of many companies, users and governments are growing concerned about the risks this data harvesting may pose to individual privacy. Scandals over the past few years, such as Cambridge Analytica’s improper use of Facebook user data during the […]

Student Blog: Big Tech and Financial Service – The Keep Big Tech out of Finance Act

by Daniel McCarthy, RBFL Student Editor               On July 15, 2019, the House Financial Services Committee introduced the “Keep Big Tech out of Finance” Bill. This Bill, if enacted, would have a few major impacts on the financial services industry. First, the Bill would prohibit technology companies that have an annual global revenue of […]