Dan L. Burk. Jurisdiction in a World without Borders. Virginia J. Law and Technology 3, Spring 1997.
9th Circuit Court of Appeals opinion in Cybersell v. Cybersell, 1997.
D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals opinion in GTE New Media Services v. BellSouth, 1997 (abridged).
District Court opinion in Blumenthal v. Drudge, 1998. (Skip Section II.)
I. Trotter Hardy. The Ancient Doctrine of Trespass to Web Sites. 1996 J. Online Law, article 7.
Dan L. Burk. The Trouble with Trespass. 3 J. Small & Emerging Business Law 1, 1998.
California court opinion in Thrifty-Tel v. Bezenek, 1996 (abridged).
U.S. District Court opinion in CompuServe v. Cyber Promotions, 1997 (abridged).
U.S. District Court opinion in eBay v. Bidder's Edge, 2000 (abridged).
Essay 1 due in class.
Text of Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, 18 U.S.C. 1030
2nd Circuit Court of Appeals ruling in U.S. v. Morris, 1991.
U.S. District Court ruling in Register.com v. Verio, 2000.
U.S. District Court ruling in North Texas Preventive Imaging v. Eisenberg, 1996.
The Sherman Act (portions of 15 U.S.C.)
D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals opinion in U.S. v. Microsoft. (Skip sections V and VI.)
ICANN For Beginners
Kathleen E. Fuller, ICANN: The Debate over Governing the Internet, Duke Law & Technology Review, 2001.
Sharon Eisner Gillett and Mitchell Kapor. The Self-governing Internet: Coordination by Design. In Coordination of the Internet, ed. Brian Kahin and James Keller, MIT Press, 1997.
Lawrence Lessig. Cyberspace's Constitution. Lecture at the American Academy, Berlin.
Essay 2 due
Copyright Basics. U.S. Copyright Office, Circular 1. (ignore everything after the "International Copyright" section)
Mark Sableman. Link Law Revisited: Internet Linking Law at Five Years. Berkeley Technology Law Journal, vol. 16, 2001.
U.S. Supreme Court decision in Sony v. Universal, 1984.
9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision in A&M Records v. Napster, 2001 (abridged).
District Court ruling in MGM v. Grokster, 2003.
Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals ruling in In re: Aimster Copyright Litigation, 2003.
Essay 3 due in class.
9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision in Sega v. Accolade, 1992.
9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision in Sony v. Connectix, 2000.
Relevant portions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act
2nd Circuit Court of Appeals decision in Universal v. Corley, 2001.
District Court ruling in Lexmark v. Static Control
6th Circuit Court of Appeals decision in U.S. v. Thomas, 1996 (abridged). In reading, skip sections II.A and II.B.
Supreme Court opinion in Reno v. ACLU, 1997 (abridged).
Supreme Court opinion in U.S. v. American Library Association, 2003.