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Video: “Blockchain power”

I am delighted to publish a 15-video series dedicated to my book, “Blockchain + Antitrust: The Decentralization formula”. You can access all the chapters over here, and all the video transcripts over here. *** Transcript: In this video, I’d like to address an issue that will become increasingly important over the next few years: what is blockchain power,...
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Video: “Collusion using blockchain”

I am delighted to publish a 15-video series dedicated to my book, “Blockchain + Antitrust: The Decentralization formula”. You can access all the chapters over here, and all the video transcripts over here. *** Transcript: In this video, I’d like to discuss how companies could, and most certainly are, using blockchain to collude in the “real space”. To...
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Video: “Collusion within blockchain”

I am delighted to publish a 15-video series dedicated to my book, “Blockchain + Antitrust: The Decentralization formula”. You can access all the chapters over here, and all the video transcripts over here. *** Transcript: In this video, I want to explain how blockchain can suffer from collusion, and what to do about it. First, let me take...
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Video: “Blockchain governance”

I am delighted to publish a 15-video series dedicated to my book, “Blockchain + Antitrust: The Decentralization formula”. You can access all the chapters over here, and all the video transcripts over here. *** Transcript: In this video, I’d like to explain how we can create a legal fiction around blockchains, or, put differently, how to assign blockchain...
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Video: “Blockchain is not a firm”

I am delighted to publish a 15-video series dedicated to my book, “Blockchain + Antitrust: The Decentralization formula”. You can access all the chapters over here, and all the video transcripts over here. *** Transcript: In this video, I will be explaining Coase’s theory of the firm and why it does fit well with blockchains. But first, let...
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Video: “Blockchain antitrust: the dynamics”

I am delighted to publish a 15-video series dedicated to my book, “Blockchain + Antitrust: The Decentralization formula”. You can access all the chapters over here, and all the video transcripts over here. *** Transcript: In this video, I’d like to address the paradox between antitrust law and blockchain. First, let me introduce antitrust law to you. This...
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Video: “Blockchain decentralization”

I am delighted to publish a 15-video series dedicated to my book, “Blockchain + Antitrust: The Decentralization formula”. You can access all the chapters over here, and all the transcripts over here. *** Transcript: In this video, I’d like to discuss the meaning and implications of blockchain decentralization. Let me start outside blockchain with a definition: “decentralization” measures...
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Video: “What Darwin can teach us about blockchain”

I am delighted to publish a 15-video series dedicated to my book, “Blockchain + Antitrust: The Decentralization formula”. You can access all the chapters over here, and all the transcripts over here. *** Transcript: In this video, I’d like to put blockchain in the context of evolutionary theory. The term evolution is often associated with Darwin. I will...
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Video: “Understanding blockchain in just 7 minutes”

I am delighted to publish a 15-video series dedicated to my book, “Blockchain + Antitrust: The Decentralization formula”. You can access all the chapters over here, and all the transcripts over here. *** Transcript: In this video, I’d like to tell you about what I call the “blockchain toolbox.” This toolbox addresses all you need to know about...
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Video: “History of Blockchain”

I am delighted to publish a 15-video series dedicated to my book, “Blockchain + Antitrust: The Decentralization formula”. You can access all the chapters over here, and all the transcripts over here. *** Transcript: In this video, I’d like to address how blockchain came to life and show that it embodies the technical representation of a self-conscious...
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Online conference: “Blockchain + The Law”

I am delighted to be announcing a new conference entitled “Blockchain + The Law”, to be held on February 3 (online). We have quite a fantastic lineup if you ask me, see for yourself (below), and be sure to join us 🚀. — Thibault Schrepel. Registration OVER HERE.  
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“How should antitrust agencies approach AI?” (an article written by a very special guest)

AI is a rapidly evolving technology that will have an increasing, and possibly overwhelming, impact on consumers, markets, and the economy. Antitrust regulators should monitor AI’s impact on markets and consider whether, and how, to take action to protect consumers and competition. For example, the AI-based systems of self-driving cars, which are now being tested...
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A report for the European Commission on smart contracts

At the initial request of the European Parliament, the European Commission asked me to write a report on smart contracts’ legal environment. As it appears, the deployment of smart contracts within the European zone could fluidify economic transactions. It also risks fragmenting the Digital Single Market (“DSM”). This conundrum calls for a constructive response to preserve...
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Peter G. Klein: “Who Owns My Data?“

Dear readers, I am delighted to announce that this month’s guest article is authored by Peter G. Klein, Professor of Entrepreneurship at Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business. Peter explores whether we “own” our data (we don’t), and what it means for public policy. I am confident that you will enjoy reading it as much as I did....
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A list of open-access resources to learn computer science

With each passing day, our societies become a little more digital. In this context, I decided to list free access resources to learn the fundamentals of computer science (basic programming, artificial intelligence, blockchain, cryptography…). These resources do not require any prior technical knowledge; they are all accessible, fun, and academic. I classified them per field of expertise and level....
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