CLASS 02 : LAW AND THE INTERNET
Can we regulate the internet? If so, should we? If so, how should we? And who should do the regulating? When can a country or a state exercise
jurisdiction over activity on the internet?
A. Law and the Internet
- John Perry Barlow, A Declaration of Independence of Cyberspace (Feb. 1996).
- Michael Froomkin, The Internet as a Source of Regulatory Arbitrage, in Brian Kahin & Charles Nesson, eds., Borders in Cyberspace: Information Policy and the Global Information Infrastructure 129 (1997).
- Lawrence Lessig, The Law of the Horse: What Cyberlaw Might Teach, 113 Harv. L. Rev. 500 (1999).
- James Boyle, Foucault in Cyberspace (1997)
- The White House, A Framework for Global Electronic Commerce (July 1, 1997)
- Complaint for Declaratory Relief, Yahoo!, Inc. v. LICRA, No. C 00-21275 (PVT) (N.D. Cal. Dec. 21, 2000); Barlow, Jurisdiction and you - Yahoo!, Internet L.J. (Mar. 8, 2001)
- David Post, Personal Jurisdiction on the Internet: An Outline for the Perplexed
- Carl Kaplan, How to Govern Cyberspace: Frontier Justice or Legal Precedent?, NY Times Cyber Law Journal (Mar. 27, 1998)
- Jay Kesan, Personal Jurisdiction in Cyberspace: Brief Summary of Personal Jurisdiction Law
With which of the authors in section A above do you identify most? Why?
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