Izvestiya of Saratov University.
ISSN 1994-2540 (Print)
ISSN 2542-1956 (Online)


Digital Rights as a New Object of Civil Rights

Introduction. The article analyzes the changes made to the Civil Code of the Russian Federation concerning introduction of a new object of the civil rights – the digital rights. Theoretical analysis. The category of the digital rights is designed to settle the relations arising from the use of cryptoassets, first of all, such as cryptocurrencies and tokens. At the same time, it is not directly specified in the accepted edition of the law, the definition of the digital rights used in the edition can potentially extend to a much wider range of objects.

E-commerce using blockchain technologies

Introduction. The article analyzes the practice of using blockchain technologies for commercial activities in the Russian Federation. Currently, in the Russian Federation, two main directions of such commerce can be distinguished: conclusion and execution of smart contracts; implementation of transactions with cryptocurrencies. Theoretical analysis. Nowadays, the Russian legislation hardly regulates the conclusion of smart contracts.