Pandora's Box 2016: Law and Technology

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In 2016, the theme of Pandora's Box was 'Law and Technology'. This edition sought to examine the ways in which the law deals with constantly evolving technologies. 



Please click here to view the 2016 edition of Pandora's Box

This year's contributors include:

  • Professor Stuart Hargreaves on ‘The Trouble with Using Search Engines as the Primary Vector of Exercising the Right to be Forgotten’ (Chinese University of Hong Kong).
  • Associate Professor Marie-Helen Maras on 'International Cybercrime Investigations and Prosecutions: Cutting the Gordian Knot' (John Jay College of Criminal Justice).
  • Fabian Horton on ‘The Legal Profession Disrupt’ (College of Law).
  • Keith Kaplan on ‘Virtual Courts – A Fundamental Change to How Courts Operate’ (Court Administrator for Phoenix Municipal Court, Arizona).
  • Associate Professor Xingan Li on ‘Defining Cybercrime Based on Roles of Data Processing Systems’ (Tallinn University).
  • Stephen Mason on ‘A Proposed Convention on Electronic Evidence’ (Barrister, UK).
  • Dr Matthew Rimmer on ‘3D Printing Jurassic Park: Copyright Law, Cultural Institutions, and Makespaces’ (QUT).
  • Professor Anne Wallace on ‘How Could Technology Improve the Working of Australian Courts?’ (Edith Cowan University).
  • Professor Zheng Sophia Tang and and Xu Lu on ‘Choice-of-Court Agreements in Electronic Consumer Contracts in China’ (Newcastle University, University of Leeds).
  • Associate Professor Elizabeth Siew-Kuan Ng on ‘Myriad in Australia: A Patent U-turn in the right direction?’ (National University of Singapore).
  • Professor Bryan Mercurio on ‘Intellectual Property and Free Trade Agreements: A Call to Return to Basics’ (Chinese University of Hong Kong).
  • An Interview with Professor Brad Sherman (UQ).
  • Professor Megan Richardson ‘The Fate of ‘Privacy’ in an Automated Society’ (University of Melbourne).
  • Eliza Mik on ‘Private Lawmaking in Commercial Cyberspace’ (Singapore Management University).
  • Professor Burkhard Schafer on ‘Closing Pandora’s box? The EU proposal on the regulation of robots’ (University of Edinburgh).
  • Angus Fraser on ‘Territorial Sovereignty in the Cyber Age’ (Essay Competition Winner).