Cyberspace Law: Cases and Materials

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Aspen Law & Business, 2002 - Law - 702 pages
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Students and instructors alike will welcome this comprehensive and coherent approach to the study of cyberspace law. Authors Ku, Farber, and Cockfield blend their academic and practical experience to create an exceptionally strong casebook that illuminates the issues that arise when existing legal rules are applied to the emerging area of cyberspace. Carefully crafted for use in both introductory and advanced courses, Cyberspace Law: Cases and Materials opens with an introductory chapter, then delves into: - regulating cyberspace - speech in cyberspace - content as property in cyberspace - privacy - the ownership of computer networks - private ordering of cyberspaceWhen you review this new teaching tool, be sure to notice: - how skillfully the authors help students apply existing legal rules to cyberspace - the many practical, classroom-tested problems - the balanced presentation of competing approaches and theories for each issue - the flexible organization, allowing instructors to emphasize selected perspectives - cases such as Quill Corp. v. North Dakota Tasini v. N. Y. Times, UMG Recordings v. MP3.com, A&M Recordings v. Napster, and Amazon.com v. BarnesandNoble.com that offer a sophisticated analysis of cutting-edge legal issues - the review of policy concerns that will drive future legal analysis - the book's extremely thorough (250 pages) Teacher's Manual that offers concise discussions of cases, teaching suggestions, and analysis of the issues raised by the problems

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Contents

Introduction to the Study of Cyberspace Law i
1
Introduction to the Study of Cyberspace Law i
6
Regulating Cyberspace
17
Copyright

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Arthur J. Cockfield is an associate professor in the Faculty of Law at Queen's University.

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