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Coder and IT-professional-turned-lawyer Amir Azaran wants to set the record straight: “Smart contracts are not contracts in the legal sense. They are not drafted by lawyers; they are written by computer programmers—they are software,” he said at the CDX Academy Blockchain Brand Innovation Summit in New York.

Rhys Dipshan

CT-born, New York-based legal tech reporter covering everything from in-house technology disruption to privacy trends, blockchain, AI, cybersecurity, and ghosts-in-the-machine. Continually waiting for law to catch up with tech. (It's like waiting for Godot, but without the clowns)

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