A gross oversimplification of the English common law system is that the law aims to punish evil and protect property. More often than not this gets shunted into the categories of criminal and civil law. In the age of monarchy and feudal obligations, the legal profession was relegated to an even smaller minority of literate
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Legal Hurdles to 5G
This is a summary of the 5G conference that took place on February 28, 2020, at the USD school of law.
What is 5G?
5G is the next generation of wireless communication technology systems or “ecosystem.” It promises three improvements: (1) Speed (2) Bandwidth (3) Latency.
What is the difference between speed, bandwidth, and latency?