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Finding property in new places – property in cyber and outer space
The fields of virtual property and property in space are both new areas of property law that could not have been envisaged a hundred years ago. In both of these new fields, things and other objects of property are located ...
The real agreement as causa for the transfer of immovable property
(LexisNexis Butterworths, 2015)
The difference between the causal and abstract theories of transfer of ownership has been discussed extensively in property law textbooks and journals, mostly with the emphasis on movable property. Initial judgments on ...
Property rights in space: moving the goal posts so the players don't notice
Elsewhere in "Rethinking Terra Nullius and Property in Space", I have argued that due to the changing circumstances of access to space by private entities rather than governments, the current legal situation with regard ...
Rethinking terra nullius and property law in space
With a new era dawning with regard to access to space and an increase in the number of nations capable of reaching and exploiting space, the field of space law as a whole needs to be re-evaluated. One such area where current ...
Property Relationships in virtual worlds: a return to the Feudal System?
(Virtus Interpress, 2015)
There are a number of ways to explain how the property system in a virtual world works. Various explanations are proposed in this paper to explain this phenomenon. Some people argue that property in virtual worlds is purely ...
Tracing the roots of forfeiture and the loss of property in English and American Law
(University of KwaZulu-Natal, 2017)
Restriction of the freedom and rights of an owner to do with his property as he pleases is not a new phenomenon in legal jurisprudence, but restrictions are limited by legislative provisions and regulations. Interference ...