Law, Virtual Reality, and Augmented Reality

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What types of crime can be committed in VR/AR, and how should law enforcement and courts prepare for the growth in virtual interactions and VR social spaces, as well as the challenging questions over jurisdiction, consent, and ownership/liability for digital profiles in virtual worlds?

Do check out this fascinating working paper that discusses these topics, and much more. The final paper is soon to be published in the University of Pennsylvania Law Review and currently being serialized in the ‘Volokh Conspiracy’ blog on the Washington Post. It’s hard not to recommend a paper that covers Pokemon Go, strobe lighting, no-flight lists, and sex (of course), all in the context of VR!

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