Cyberlaw : National and International Perspectives

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The text is designed as a basic course in the legal aspects of Internet law (cyberlaw) to be taken by undergraduate and graduate students in diverse disciplines. There are no prerequisites of extensive prior legal knowledge but rather assumes only a very basic knowledge of general legal principles.The text is comprehensive and covers all of the generally recognized major areas of the subject matter. Among the subjects covered is a basic understanding of the Internet, jurisdiction, contracts, torts, crimes, intellectual property in considerable detail, privacy, antitrust, securities, and the taxation of Internet sales. The text is broad enough to be used in a law school curriculum.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 433 pages
  • 198.1 x 275.3 x 22.4mm | 1,029.66g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 0130655643
  • 9780130655646

Table of contents

1. Introduction to Cyberlaw. ACLU v. Reno-Findings of Fact cited in numerous cases.2. Jurisdiction in Cyberspace. Zippo Mnf. v. Zippo Dot Com. Thompson v. Handa-Lopez. Bart A. Brown v. SAP.3. Internet Contracts: Part I. Basic Concepts and Recent Developments. PROCD, Inc. v. Zeidenberg. The Gateway cases.4. Internet Contracts: Part II. International Regulation and Torts. AOL v. National Health Care. Falise, Klein v. American Tobacco. Schnell v. Conseco. Bihari v. Gross. J.D. Edwards v. Podany.5. Criminal Aspects of Internet Law. People v. Somm. U.S. v. Ashe. U.S. v. Morris. U.S. v. LaMacchia. U.S. v. Thomas. Reno v. ACLU. Cyberspace v. Engler. American Amusement v. Cottey.6. Copyright Issues Raised by the Internet: Part I. U.S. Copyright Law Provisions. Feist v. Rural. Bridgeman v. Corel. Community Non-Violence v. Reid. UMG Recordings v. MP3. A&M Records v. Napster. Leibovitz v. Paramount. Intellectual Reserve v. Utah.7. Copyright Issues Raised by the Internet: Part II. Recent National and International Developments. Sony v. Universal. Realnetworks v. Streambox. Recording Assn v. Diamond.8. Trademarks, Domain Names, and Cybersquatting. AOL v. ATT. White v. Samsung. GOTO v. Disney. Intermatic v. Toeppen. Playboy v. Universal. Thomas v. NSI.9. Patents and Trade Secrets. Amazon v. Barnesandnobles. AT&T v. Excel. Interactive v. CompuServe. Florida v. College Savings. EarthWeb v. Schlack. Kewanee v. Bicron. Ford v. Lane. U.S. v. Hsu.10. Privacy Rights and Security Issues. Whalen v. Roe. U.S. v. Simons. Akella v. Michigan. Harris v. Easton. McVeigh v. Cohen. White v. Samsung. Doe v. SEPTA. Smyth v. Pillsbury. Sherman v. Salton.11. Antitrust Issues in Cyber Activities. U.S. v. Microsoft. AD/SAT v. Assc. Press. Intergraph v. Intel. AOL v. CYBER. Beverly v. NSI.12. Securities Regulation and the Internet. SEC v. Alliance. HI/FN v. Securities Litigation. Greebel v. FTP. Abada v. Charles Schwab. CFTC v. Vartulli.13. Taxation of Internet Sales. National Bellas Hess v. Dept of Revenue. Quill v. North Dakota. Goldberg v. Sweet.
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About Roy J. Girasa

Roy J. Girasa is a professor of law and program chair of the Department of Legal Studies and Taxation at the Lubin School of Business of Pace University in New York. He received his B.S. and Ph.D degrees from Fordham University, an M.L.A. from Johns Hopkins University, and a J.D. from New York University. He has written many articles on international law, intellectual property, and cyberlaw and is the editor-in-chief of the North East Journal o f Legal Studies. He was a litigator for almost four decades and has traveled extensively to national and international conferences.
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