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Mixed Reality Through the Internet of Things and Bitcoin: How Laws Affect Them

  • Anastasia Michailaki
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 441)

Abstract

According to Prof. Joshua Fairfield paper «Mixed reality: How the laws of virtual worlds govern everyday life», «Most scholarship to date has assumed that modern society is increasingly virtualized. It is more accurate to note that virtual data is increasingly realized as it becomes tied to realspace features and geography. Yet while virtual experiences are entering real life at an ever-increasing pace, the legal literature on virtualization technologies lags badly. The bulk of virtual worlds research focuses on the impact that real world regulatory regimes have on online spaces and communities […] As Mixed Reality technologies merge real and cyberspace, the critical question is whether online or offline law will determine consumers’ rights over property and data».

Keywords

Mixed reality Bitcoin Cryptocurrency Financial crimes 

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Copyright information

© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.IHRC Research TeamCorfuGreece

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