The Right to Own Nothing

Kirk Sigmon discusses Electronic Arts’ “Origin” digital distribution platform and why digital distribution licenses for games can spell danger for customers.

Contract Law in the Age of Smartphones: Do Smartphones Make for Smarter Consumers?

Cornell Law professors Hillman and Rachlinski respond to an upcoming paper suggesting, among other things, that the age of smartphones diminishes the need to police standard form contracts through doctrines such as unconscionability.

The Wild Wild Web and Alter Egos

What do the TV series Deadwood, a voice changer, and tort doctrine have to do with each other? Bonhomme v. St. James, a case that Kirk Sigmon argues overextends the doctrine of fraudulent misrepresentation in the Internet context.