[eBook] Blockchain and the Law: The Rule of CodeAuthor Primavera De Filippi De Filippi – Mariahilff.de

An important new book It attempts to do for blockchain what the likes of Laurence Lessig and Tim Wu did for the Internet and cyberspaceexplain how a new technology will upend the current legal and social orderA fine, deeply researched book that can be expected to show up on law school syllabi for years to come Blockchain and the Law is not just a theoretical guide Its also a moral one Jeff John Roberts, Fortune Blockchain and the Law perfectly links technical understanding with practical and legal implications Blockchains will matter crucially this book, beautifully and clearly written for a wide audience, powerfully demonstrates how Lawrence Lessig, Harvard Law SchoolUseful to an educated readershipIf youdont get crypto, this is the book length treatment for you It sees merit and potential in crypto, without buying into any particular claim just for the sake of hype Tyler Cowen, Marginal RevolutionDe Filippi and Wright offer neither a jeremiad nor a gospel unlike the breathlessness that pervades much writing on blockchain technology, they stick to sensibleness and sobriety Nathan Schneider, AmericaAt long lasta deeply researched, thoughtful, and measured analysis of blockchain technology and the policies that could help us harvest its opportunities and avoid its pitfalls Blockchain and the Law should be required reading for anyone serious about understanding this major emerging element of our technological ecosystem Yochai Benkler, author of The Wealth of NetworksA well written and comprehensive book that cuts through the blockchain hype It not only highlights the powers and limitations of blockchain technology, but solidly grounds it in a larger social and legal context Bruce Schneier, author of Data and Goliath Primavera De Filippi is a permanent researcher at the CERSA CNRS Universit Paris II and a faculty associate at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet Society at Harvard Law School Aaron Wright is Associate Clinical Professor of Law and Director of the Blockchain Project at Benjamin N Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University