Robert Ambrogi

Is a Massachusetts lawyer, writer and media consultant. He also writes the blog Media Law and cohosts the legal affairs podcast Lawyer2Lawyer

Blockchain Email Encryption and Version Control to be Unveiled Tomorrow


Two blockchain applications being unveiled tomorrow could be the first blockchain applications to gain widespread use in the legal industry, their developer says.

One enables automatic, blockchain-based PGP email encryption using a plug-in for Microsoft Outlook. The other is blockchain-based global version control for Microsoft Word documents, also provided via a plugin.

Both applications…

Federal Judiciary Misused PACER Fees, Court Rules


A federal judge in Washington, D.C., ruled Saturday that the federal judiciary improperly spent some $200 million of the $920 million in PACER fees it collected from 2010 to 2016.

In so ruling, U.S. District Judge Ellen Segal Huvelle rejected the principal arguments of both the plaintiffs and the defendants in the case. The plaintiffs…