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Volumes 1 - 5 were published under the journal name "Shidler Journal of Law, Commerce + Technology".

Volume 8

Issue 5 Spring 2013

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543 Bidding on Trademarked Keywords in Search Engines: A Trademark Law Update

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Ryan Baker
555 Prometheus v. Mayo: Limited Implications for § 101 Jurisprudence

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Jessica Belle
573 What Is the Media in the Age of the Internet? Defamation Law and the Blogosphere

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Lauren Guicheteau
587 Update Needed? Digital Downloaders and the Innocent Infringer Defense

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Colin Conerton

Issue 4 Winter 2013

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457 What Your Tweet Doesn’t Say: Twitter, Non-Content Data, and the Stored Communications Act

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Daniel Shickich
473 When Is a Phone a Computer?

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J.C. Lundberg
487 Unchaining E-Discovery in the Patent Courts

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Daniel B. Garrie, Esq. and Yoav M. Griver, Esq.
501 Personalized Medicine, Genetic Exceptionalism, and the Rule of Law: An Analysis of the Prevailing Justification for Invalidating BRCA1/2 Patents in Association of Molecular Pathology v. USPTO

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Kristen L. Burge

Issue 3 Mobile Money Symposium 2013

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155 Introduction to Mobile Money in Developing Countries: Financial Inclusion and Financial Integrity Conference Special Issue

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Jane K. Winn and Louis de Koker
165 The 2012 Revised FATF Recommendations: Assessing and Mitigating Mobile Money Integrity Risks Within the New Standards Framework

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Louis de Koker
197 Governance of Global Mobile Money Networks:The Role of Technical Standards

Mobile money has the potential to be an effective policy instrument for financial inclusion in developing countries, but it also has the potential to fuel money laundering and terrorist financing. The 2012 revised Financial Action Task Force standards attempt to strike a workable balance between the goals of financial inclusion and financial integrity in developing countries. Mobile money schemes are mostly based in national markets, however, and are not normally designed to address the need of poor migrants for cheap, effective cross-border remittance services. Demand for such cross-border remittance services may drive the development of technical standards to build global markets from national ones. As in other global governance contexts, regulatory competition among both developed and developing countries is likely to arise, and be shaped by network externalities, the economics of platform markets, and new governance institutions as well as national government strategies. If such standard-setting efforts treat compliance with AML/CTF as requirements, then the growth of global networks might promote both inclusion and the development of “integrity by design” in global mobile money technologies. Co-regulatory mechanisms already in place in the United States and European Union for managing the interface between technical standards and legislation might provide some helpful models for accomplishing this. Ensuring that the governance of global mobile money networks is effective, legitimate, and accountable from the perspective of stakeholders in both developed and developing economies will be difficult, however.

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Jane K. Winn
245 Privacy and Security Concerns Associated with Mobile Money Applications in Africa

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Andrew Harris, Seymour Goodman, and Patrick Traynor
265 The Role of UNCITRAL Texts in Promoting a Harmonized Legal Framework for Cross-Border Mobile Payments

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Luca G. Castellani
285 Mobile Money as an Engine of Financial Inclusion and Lynchpin of Financial Integrity

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Claire Alexandre and Lynn Chang Eisenhart
303 The Role of Anti-Money Laundering Law in Mobile Money Systems in Developing Countries

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Emery S. Kobor
317 Mobile Money, Financial Inclusion and Financial Integrity: The South African Case

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Vivienne A. Lawack
347 M-Payments in Brazil: Notes on How a Country’s Background May Determine Timing and Design of a Regulatory Model

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Gilberto Martins de Almeida
375 Safaricom and M-PESA in Kenya: Financial Inclusion and Financial Integrity

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Mercy W. Buku and Michael W. Meredith
401 Reporting of Suspicious Activity by Mobile Money Service Providers in Accordance with International Standards: How Does it Impact on Financial Inclusion?

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Miriam Goldby
419 Mobile Payments In The United States: How Disintermediation May Affect Delivery of Payment Functions, Financial Inclusion and Anti-Money Laundering Issues

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Erin F. Fonté

Issue 2 Fall 2012

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79 Whose Invention Is It Anyway? Employee Invention-Assignment Agreements and Their Limits

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Parker A. Howell
107 Social Media Policies for Character and Fitness Evaluations

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Jessica Belle
123 Googling Jurors to Conduct Voir Dire

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J.C. Lundberg
137 Get Outta My Face[book]: The Discoverability of Social Networking Data and the Passwords Needed to Access Them

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Mallory Allen & Aaron Orheim

Issue 1 Summer 2012

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1 Finding Safe Harbor: Navigating Washington's New Unfair Competition Law

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Daniel Shickich
29 Facebook Firings and Twitter Terminations: The National Labor Relations Act as a Limit on Retaliatory Discharge

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Bryan Russell
43 Technology, Travel Companies & Taxation: Should Expedia Be Required to Collect and Remit State Occupancy Taxes on Profits from Facilitating Hotel Room Rentals?

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Kerra J. Melvin
61 Who Are You? Difficulties in Obtaining Trademark Protection for Domain Names

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Luke M. Rona