Internet and the Law: Technology, Society, and Compromises

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ABC-CLIO, 2006 - 395 lappuses

This encyclopedia covers legal issues relating to information technology and the Internet.


Using key events to illustrate major issues, Internet and the Law: Technology, Society, and Compromises explores such significant legal battles as A&M Records v. Napster and Apple Computer v. Franklin Computer, allowing readers a look into stories of trade secrets, music theft, and industrial espionage.

As information technology grows and the Internet's global reach strengthens, it is becoming more difficult to define rules to regulate it. Governments have tried, for various reasons, to restrict Internet content but have not succeeded, in part because the international nature of the Internet makes enforcement difficult. Internet and the Law focuses on laws relating to intellectual property and freedom of expression, and presents information in a clear and concise manner, making it easily accessible to students and others researching the intricacies of Internet law.


- Over 140 A-Z entries including biographies of key people involved in the development of Internet legislation

- An expansive glossary of technical and legal terms cross-referenced for easy access to information

- A detailed chronology of major developments illustrating changes in legal issues relating to computers, information technology, and the Internet

- A comprehensive index for quick reference to the numerous topics covered

 

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Atlasītās lappuses

Saturs

ABANDONWARE
1
ACTIVISM AND ADVOCACY GROUPS
2
ADVANCED ACCESS CONTENT SYSTEM
5
ADVERTISING
6
ADWARE AND SPYWARE
10
ANALOG RECORDING
12
ANONYMITY
13
AUDIO HOME AND RECORDING ACT
15
INTERNATIONAL PATENT PROTECTION
183
INTERNATIONAL TRADEMARK PROTECTION
185
INTERNET
186
INTERNET CORPORATION FOR ASSIGNED NAMES AND NUMBERS
187
INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDERS
189
JURISDICTION
197
KaZaA
199
LOOK AND FEEL
203

BACKUP COPIES
17
BERNE CONVENTION
18
BROADBAND
23
BUDAPEST OPEN ACCESS INITIATIVE
25
BUSINESS METHODS PATENT
26
CABLE
29
CENSORSHIP
30
CERTIFICATE
34
CHILD PORNOGRAPHY
37
CHILDRENS INTERNET PROTECTION ACT
38
CHILDRENS ONLINE PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT
40
CHOICE OF LAW
41
CLASS ACTION
43
CLICKWRAP AGREEMENT
44
COM
45
COMPUTER PROGRAM
47
CONSTITUTIONAL LAW
48
CONSUMER BROADBAND AND DIGITAL TELEVISION PROMOTION ACT
49
CONTENT INDUSTRY
50
CONTRACTS
52
COOKIES
53
COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT
58
COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FEDERAL CIRCUIT
62
CYBERLAW
63
CYBERPUNK
64
CYBERSPACE
65
CYBERSQUATTING
67
DATA HAVEN
71
DATA MINING
73
DECLARATION OF THE INDEPENDENCE OF CYBERSPACE
75
DECSS
77
DEFAMATION
80
DENIALOFSERVICE ATTACK
83
DERIVATIVE WORKS
85
DIGITAL AUDIO WORKS
87
DIGITAL MILLENNIUM COPYRIGHT ACT
89
DIGITAL MILLENNIUM COPYRIGHT ACT TITLE I
90
DIGITAL MILLENNIUM COPYRIGHT ACT TITLE II
99
DIGITAL MILLENNIUM COPYRIGHT ACT TITLE III
103
DIGITAL MILLENNIUM COPYRIGHT ACT TITLE IV
104
DIGITAL MILLENNIUM COPYRIGHT ACT TITLE V
107
DIGITAL RIGHTS MANAGEMENT
108
DOCTRINE OF EQUIVALENTS
112
DOMAIN NAME REGISTRATION
113
DOUBLECLICK
116
EBOOKS
119
ECOMMERCE
122
ENCRYPTION
123
ENFORCEMENT
127
FAIR USE COPYRIGHT
133
FAIR USE TRADEMARK
136
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
138
FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION
139
FILESHARING
140
FIREWALL
151
FIRST AMENDMENT
152
FIRST SALE
155
FRENCH YAHOO CASE
157
GAMBLING
161
HACKING
165
IDENTITY THEFT
169
INDECENCY
172
INDUCE ACT
174
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
176
INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF REPRODUCTION RIGHTS ORGANIZATIONS
182
MACROVISION
207
MADRID AGREEMENT AND MADRID PROTOCOL
208
MALWARE
209
MENU COMMAND HIERARCHY
211
METATAGS
212
MICROSOFT ANTITRUST LITIGATION
214
MORAL RIGHTS
216
MP3
218
NO ELECTRONIC THEFT ACT
221
OBSCENITY
223
OPENSOURCE
225
P2P
227
PARIS CONVENTION
229
PATENT
230
PATENT COOPERATION TREATY
232
PHISHING
233
PHREAKING
235
PIRACY
236
PORNOGRAPHY
238
PRIVACY
242
PROJECT GUTENBERG
246
PROSECUTION HISTORY ESTOPPEL
247
PROTECTING INTELLECTUAL RIGHTS AGAINST THEFT AND EXPROPRIATION ACT
248
PUBLIC DOMAIN
249
PUBLIC DOMAIN ENHANCEMENT ACT
251
RECOGNITION AND ENFORCEMENT OF JUDGMENTS
255
RECORDING INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA
256
SEARCH ENGINE
259
SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING MASK WORK REGISTRATIONS
266
SONNY BONO COPYRIGHT TERM EXTENSION ACT
268
SPAM
272
STEGANOGRAPHY
277
TAXATION
279
TRADE SECRET
281
TRADEMARK
282
TRADEMARK DILUTION
285
TRADEMARK INFRINGEMENT
287
TRADEMARK LAW TREATY
290
TRIPS COPYRIGHT
291
TRIPS INDUSTRIAL DESIGNS AND INTEGRATED CIRCUIT LAYOUTS
294
TRIPS PATENT
295
TRIPS TRADEMARK
296
TROJAN
297
UNIFORM COMPUTER INFORMATION TRANSACTIONS ACT
299
UNIVERSAL COPYRIGHT CONVENTION
300
VIRUS
303
VOLUNTARY COLLECTIVE LICENSE
304
WAREZ
307
WEB BROWSER
309
WIPO
310
WIPO COPYRIGHT TREATY
314
WIPO PERFORMANCE AND PHONOGRAMS TREATY
315
WORLD WIDE WEB
317
WORM
318
YAHOO
323
ZOMBIE
325
GLOSSARY
327
SELECTED DOCUMENTS
331
TOPIC FINDER
365
BIBLIOGRAPHY
371
TABLE OF AUTHORITIES
375
INDEX
383
About the Author
395
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Aaron Schwabach is a professor of law at Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, CA, where he teaches computer and Internet law.

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