Featuring the most current exploration of cyberlaw, this book helps students understand the legal and policy issues associated with the Internet. Tackling a full range of legal topics, it includes discussion of jurisdiction, intellectual property, contracts, taxation, torts, computer crimes, online speech, defamation and privacy. Chapters include recent, relevant cases, discussion questions and exercises at the end of each chapter. Using a consistent voice and clear explanations, the author covers the latest developments in cyberlaw—from cases to legislation to regulations.
Features the most current exploration of cyberlaw so readers understand the legal and policy issues associated with the Internet and have access to the latest developments in cases, legislation, and regulations.
Tackles more legal topics than other books including jurisdiction, intellectual property, contracts, taxation, torts, computer crimes, online speech, defamation and privacy.
Offers a strong voice from a single author so the presentation is more unified and the text is more acceptable to undergraduate students.
Applies cyberlaw to specific situations using recent edited cases with accompanying review questions and discussion questions.
Offers clear chapter introductions using key quotations, chapter objectives, and opening scenarios.
Reinforces important chapter content using conclusions, key terms, Internet resources, discussion questions, and exercises at the end of each chapter.
Table of Content
Chapter 1: Jurisdiction and Venue in Cyberspace
Chapter 2: Copyright Law in the Digital Age
Chapter 3: Trademarks in E-Commerce
Chapter 4: Patents and Trade Secrets in the Information Age
Chapter 5: E-Commerce and Online Contracts
Chapter 6: Online Tax Related Issues
Chapter 7: Computer Crimes
Chapter 8: Tort Law in Cyberspace
Chpater 9: Online Speech and Defamation
Chapter 10: Constitutional and Statutory Privacy Protections
Chapter 11: Special Topics in Online Privacy