The GigaLaw Guide to Internet Law: The One-Stop Legal Resource for Conducting Business Online (Google eBook)

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Random House Publishing Group, Oct 22, 2002 - Law - 400 pages
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“I read this book from cover to cover. The examples of case law are of enormous illustrative value. Some of them will raise your blood pressure (well, mine went up several notches, anyway). Well worth the time to read!”
—Vint Cerf, chairman, Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)

“Doug Isenberg pulls off the toughest hat trick in legal writing—he and his contributing authors map out the legal landscape of cyberspace in language accessible and friendly to lay readers, providing a comprehensive guide for lawyers who want to gain a quick grasp of cyberlaw, and they do all this with scholarly care for accuracy and precision.”
—Mike Godwin, author of Cyber Rights: Defending Free Speech in the Digital Age

“A treasure trove of information that is a relief to find, a pleasure to read, and a snap to apply to dozens of your most pressing Internet legal questions.”
—Carol Darr, director of the Institute for Politics, Democracy and the Internet

“Doug Isenberg is the authority on all issues regarding Internet law. His insight is exceptional, his experience unsurpassed. This book is both a reference work and a bible, enlightening and showing the way—a quintessential, all-encompassing work for both the novice and the veteran.”
—Marc Adler, chairman and CEO, Macquarium Intelligent Communications


Doug Isenberg is an attorney and the founder of GigaLaw.com, an award-winning website about Internet law. He writes regularly as a columnist for The Wall Street Journal Online and CNET News.com and has represented numerous high-tech and Internet clients.

For more information about The GigaLaw Guide to Internet Law, visit: http://GigaLaw.com/guide


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Contents

An Introduction to Copyright on
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Z The Basics of Copyright
9
Creating a CopyrightFriendly Website
23
CONTENTS
25
The Digital Millennium Copyright Act
35
An Introduction to Domain Names
47
The Basics of Trademark Law
55
Traditional Trademark Law and Domain Names
68
The Canadian Privacy Act by Jonathan Winer
195
An Introduction to Free Speech on the Internet
204
Sex the First Amendment and the Internet
212
Message Board Misconduct and Online Anonymity
227
Critical Websites Parody and the First Amendment
241
Z5 Ilate on the Internet by Chris Yolf
248
Spam
259
Electronic Signatures and the U 5 ESign Act 273
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The Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act
77
The Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy
88
Other Tradenmrk Issues
99
The Basics of Patent Law and Proteetion l 14
115
Parents for Software and Internet Business Methods
126
Exploiting and Enforcing Patents
141
An Introduction to Privacy on the Internet
150
Internet Privacy Laws and Privacy Policies
159
General Privacy Laws
171
The European Unions Privacy Directive by Peter Yu
189
Creating Contracts on the Internet
287
An Introduction to Employment Law in
299
Sexual IIatassment
306
The Age Discrimination in Employment Act
320
Noncompete Agreements and Other Restrictive Covenants
337
Privacy Issues and Employee Monitoring
351
Afterword
360
Contributors
368
Index
386
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Doug Isenberg is an attorney and the founder of GigaLaw.com, an award-winning website about Internet law. He writes regularly as a columnist for The Wall Street Journal Online and CNET News.com and has represented numerous high-tech and Internet clients.


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