I study how the law governing the creation and use of computer software affects individual freedom and the distribution of wealth and power in society. By giving close attention to both technical and social details, I hope to develop better legal conceptions of such technologies as search engines, spyware, open source, spam, and virtual worlds -- and to help lawyers and technologists speak intelligibly to each other.
Computers and Collaboration
Dr. Generative Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the iPhone (with Paul Ohm), 69 Maryland Law Review 910 (2010)
Seven Ways in Which Code Equals Law (And One in Which It Does Not) (with Cindy Cohn), Ars Electronica 2003 (2003)