Extenuating Circumstances

is a weblog by Dan Hon

Category: law

Competition Rules (or, competitions rule, legislation doesn’t)

Unfortunately, the fabulous library prize of 1,300 books that we’re giving away through We Tell Stories with Penguin is only open to UK residents. We’d dearly love to run an international competition, but in this case haven’t been able to. It’s something that we’ve had experience with before, but even if you lock the territories […]

Lawless Second Life

I had lunch recently with a friend from my past life, and the conversation (as is seemingly inevitable nowadays) veered rather haltingly into discussing Second Life, and, specifically, one law firm’s tentative ventures into the ubiquitous “Can’t believe it’s in The Sunday Times||The Face||Rolling Stone||Some Inflight Magazine” virtual world. I gave my opinion about terms […]