Drewtech Chapter 9: Of blockchains and stumbling blocks

21 Jul 2021

Crypto-fever reached dizzying heights recently, fueled by celebrity endorsements and internet memes. Yet, as with many new and exciting technologies, one finds that the legal problems faced remain much the same. This article considers some questions of considerable antiquity: Is the (crypto)currency I “own” my property? Who should I sue if and when something goes wrong? If I can sue, and if I can win, what will I get back in return?

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If you missed any of the chapters in our DrewTech series, you can read them below: 

  1. Chapter 1: The Importance of an Exit Strategy in Tech Contracts
  2. Chapter 2: Employees, technology and a legal hangover - bring your own problems?
  3. Chapter 3: I host, you post, I get sued?
  4. Chapter 4: Diabolus ex machina - Artificial (un)Intelligence and liability
  5. Chapter 5: Bringing Hygiene Online - The MAS Notice on Cyber Hygiene
  6. Chapter 6: Signing without signing – contactless contracts
  7. Chapter 7: My Kingdom for a Horse – When your Systems are Held to Ransom
  8. Chapter 8: New risks in new skins - Updates to the Guidelines on Risk Management Practices – Technology Risk


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