The Right to Own Nothing

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Kirk Sigmon discusses Electronic Arts’ “Origin” digital distribution platform and why digital distribution licenses for games can spell danger for customers. Continue reading

Paternalism on Steroids

Greg Valentino, known for having the biggest arms in the world, being arrested for dealing steroids.

Kirk Sigmon asks a simple question: why does the federal government spend money prosecuting weight lifters who want to get more muscular, and, much to the bodybuilders’ chagrin, go bald and potentially develop breasts? Continue reading

The Wild Wild Web and Alter Egos

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What do the TV series Deadwood, a voice changer, and tort doctrine have to do with each other? Bonhomme v. St. James, a case that Kirk Sigmon argues overextends the doctrine of fraudulent misrepresentation in the Internet context. Continue reading