An expert in the law and regulation of e-commerce and videogames, Prof. Fairfield’s
research and scholarship explores the law and economics of online contracts and the
application of standard economic models to virtual environments. 

In addition, Prof. Fairfield is one of the nation’s leading voices in the analysis of
virtual worlds. He has briefed intelligence officials on terrorist activity and law
enforcement within virtual worlds and has written on strategies for protecting children
online. In October 2008, Fairfield organized and hosted a first-of-its-kind symposium at
the School of Law exploring the legal and social challenges of virtual worlds built
specifically for children, the fastest growing area of virtual environments. 

Articles

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Do-Not-Track as Default, Northwestern Journal of Technology and Intellectual Property (2013)
 

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"Do-Not-Track" as Contract, Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law (2012)