Disclaimer: This is not legal advice and I am not your lawyer.


Gabe Shapiro recently proposed an experimental solution to the problem lawyers face when working within an anonymous network. The problem is that lawyers must represent specific individuals or entities rather than the public-at-large. I can’t say I legally represent the Ethereum community, for example, because the vast amount of ethical rules that guide my representation would apply to the millions of users around the world.

For instance, lawyers are prohibited from representing clients with conflicting interests under Rule 1.7(a) of the MRPC. So how would I even go about checking for these conflicts for every pseudonymous ETH address? …


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