Articles Written by Ivan Grekov


Ivan Grekov
Author and Researcher

Overviews new technologies and their impact on the law and people’s lives. Reckons that smart contracts will replace written agreements over time, robots should have the same rights as humans, and that AI will rule the world. Tried himself in the IT law but found the crypto industry more exciting. Works as a market researcher, and thus knows quite a lot about blockchain tech and the ICO market.

AI Lawyer John Weaver: Government Should Introduce AI Regulation That Reflects What the Nation Would Like for the Country Once AI Is Everywhere
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AI Lawyer John Weaver: Government Should Introduce AI Regulation That Reflects What the Nation Would Like for the Country Once AI Is Everywhere

Artificial intelligence has been a dream and a fear for many of us ever since 2001: A Space Odyssey, if not before that. The fear that it will take over the humankind is often entwined with the high hopes that it will catapult us to yet unimaginary heights of technological prosperity. However, it’s obvious that …

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AXDRAFT CEO Yuriy Zaremba: AXDRAFT Appeared as a Solution to Ease My Own Pain
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AXDRAFT CEO Yuriy Zaremba: AXDRAFT Appeared as a Solution to Ease My Own Pain

As we tread into the future world of digital entertainment, digital friends and digital currencies, it becomes ever more obvious that the inherently conservative legal industry has to become digital as well. It’s been more than a decade since legal tech services became popular tools for e-discovery and automating other lawyers’ and paralegals routine tasks. …

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SpaceFab.US CEO Randy Chung: U.S. Government Is Providing an Encouraging Environment for Commercial Spaceflight
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SpaceFab.US CEO Randy Chung: U.S. Government Is Providing an Encouraging Environment for Commercial Spaceflight

Spaceflight has become something a private company could do on par with nation states relatively recently, however, there are numerous examples of commercial firms launching their own spacecraft these days. Some of them even go as far as to plan mining operations on asteroids, despite the existing legal ambiguity of such endeavors. In order to …

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Tax on Social Media: How Uganda Lives under the Controversial Internet Law
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Tax on Social Media: How Uganda Lives Under the Controversial Internet Law

On July 1st, 2018 the tax on access to social media platforms such as Facebook, WhatsApp and Twitter became a harsh reality for Uganda. Back in May 2018, the local government has adopted a law imposing a tax on access to so-called over the top (OTT) services. Uganda blocks Social media & other OTT SERVICES.Many …

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SAFT: Peculiarities, Framework Efficiency, Potential Risks
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SAFT: Peculiarities, Framework Efficiency, Potential Risks

SAFTs have been regarded as the next best thing to a safe haven for  startups and companies that wish to raise funds by selling tokens without igniting the righteous rage of the SEC. Some think SAFT is a legal trickery, others believe it’s the answer to the prayers of all disruptors of the world. But …

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Asteroid Mining: Terrestrial Regulations for Extraterrestrial Activities
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Asteroid Mining: Terrestrial Regulations for Extraterrestrial Activities

For many people asteroid and extraterrestrial mining still seems quite implausible. However, Michio Kaku, a well-known American theoretical physicist, says it can happen soon enough: “Thomas Jefferson bought Louisiana [editor’s note: The Louisiana Purchase] and wrote that it can take a thousand years, a thousand years before they can then begin to settle the West. …

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