As the Internet becomes a ubiquitous part of our daily lives, new legal issues are constantly emerging. Questions of copyright, trademark, free speech, and privacy arise online. From domain names to hate speech and pornography, a wide breadth of issues are examined in this exciting new book.
Also used by several online courses and colleges as a textbook for Internet Law classes.
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Issues In Internet Law
The 8th edition of Issues In Internet Law: Society, Technology, and the Law has been updated for 2014 with the latest cases and trends in Internet Law. Topics include:
Privacy (Invasion of Privacy; Public Records; Workplace Privacy; Employer & ISP Monitoring; Data Collection, Retention, and Breaches; Website Privacy Policies, Behavioral Marketing, Privacy & Children, Metadata);
Free Speech (Defamation, SLAPPs, Gripe Sites, Blogs, Obscenity & Pornography, Harassment & Hate Speech, Prior Restraint, Student Speech, Anonymous Speech);
Cybercrimes (Spam, Phishing, Identity Theft, Spyware & Malware, Cyberstalking, Cyberbullying, Computer Trespass, Virtual Crime);
Intellectual Property (Copyright, Trademark, Patent, Trade Secrets, Creative Commons, File-Sharing, Fair Use, Public Domain, DMCA, Domain Name Disputes, Keyword Advertising);
Business & the Internet (Internet Taxation, Interstate Commerce, Web Contracts, e-Discovery, Crowdfunding);
Right of Publicity; Accessibility; Net Neutrality; Reputation Management; Social Media Monitoring; Geofiltering; Digital Journalism; Digital Estate Planning; Sexting; Cloud Computing and more.
The new edition has an expanded glossary, topic, statute, and case indexes. Concisely written and covering a broad range of topics, this is the most current book of its kind!
Reviews: "Concise overview of Internet-related legal issues." (Law Library Journal) * "Although it deals with the complex legal issues surrounding the Internet, it is written in layman's terms and illustrated with 'ripped from the headlines' court cases." (Amazon) * "The concepts and issues are presented in a way that is sufficiently rigorous but very easy to read, making the book one I can recommend." (Computing Reviews) * "A valuable resource, well-researched and well presented." * "I want a copy on my bookshelf always within arm's reach." * "The anecdotal nature made it easy to understand the underlying legal concepts." * "With India's Internet users increasing, it is imperative that schools adopt this book in a way which would help young students gain knowledge about the various issues involving the Internet." (Indian Journal of Intellectual Property Law) * "Issues in Internet Law: Society, Technology, and the Law will be a welcome addition in both academic and public law libraries... It should be acquired by libraries for its concise overview of Internet-related legal issues." (Law Library Journal).
Available in softcover
552 pages, 7x10
Hardcover ISBN 978-1-935971-16-0
Paperback ISBN 978-1-935971-15-3