Articles Written by John Chopyk


John Chopyk

Lawyer, film photographer, marketer. Currently enrolled in a PhD programme in Cryptocurrencies. Previously occupied a top management position in the biggest law student association in the world, ELSA. Deeply interested in the combination of legal and tech worlds.

Internet Laws: the Russian Federation
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Internet Laws: the Russian Federation

Freedom of Speech. One of the fundamental human rights with probably the longest history of oppression. When the internet gained more popularity, it became a platform for the freedom of speech to be accessible. Now, more freely than ever, anyone can express what they want, when they want and the way they want it. However, …

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Another Security Breach: Fitness Trackers that Track Things Way Beyond Fitness
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Another Security Breach: Fitness Trackers That Track Things Way Beyond Fitness

Another day, another privacy breach. This time, it’s not Facebook knowing what you eat for breakfast, or a shopping mall that rats you to the cops. This time, it’s a James Bond movie came to life that turned the tables for the society. Usually, you’re the one that has no idea as to being watched …

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Predictive Policing: Can a Crime Be Precisely Foreseen?
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Predictive Policing: Can a Crime Be Precisely Foreseen?

Predicting crime has always been the way to solve the ever fluctuating crime rate, especially since Minority Report hit the theaters. However, are there existing tools so advanced they can match the unprecedented crime prediction level? And, are they also reliable enough to do that? In this article lawless.tech takes a look at so-called predictive policing, …

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Can Internet Be Censored?
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Can Internet Be Censored?

Recently, the EU attempted to shoot for a specific copyright legislation to protect the rights of unique content creators by addressing the issues of licensing in particular. However, the reaction from the public seems couldn’t be farther from calm. New EU Copyright Directive On June 20th, the EU’s Legal Affairs Committee (JURI) approved a new …

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Electronic Signatures and DocuSign
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Electronic Signatures and DocuSign

How many times have you seen an agreement that needs to be signed in a specific place? Given the time spent to arrange a meeting, get to the destination, and actually get the contract signed, it could be quite an endeavor. That’s where the e-signature market that is expected to grow seriously by 2020 comes …

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Amazon in the Middle of Facial Recognition Tech Controversy
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Amazon in the Middle of Facial Recognition Tech Controversy

In the modern world of ever-developing technologies there are barely a few advancements that can really surprise us. However, ethical components of such seem to draw a lot of attention. And recently, Amazon got into a huge dispute over the selling of their facial recognition technology to the law enforcement bodies. So, lawless.tech decided to …

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