The schedule and reading list are subject to change. Please re-check this page periodically.
|Mon 31 Jan||(no reading)|
|Wed 2 Feb||Dan L. Burk. Jurisdiction in a World without Borders. Virginia J. Law and Technology 3, Spring 1997.|
|Mon 7 Feb||
9th Circuit Court of Appeals opinion in Cybersell v. Cybersell,
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.)
|Wed 9 Feb||
U.S. Copyright Office, Circular 1. (ignore everything after the
"International Copyright" section). |
Timothy Wu, Copyright's Communications Policy, pp. 24-57 only.
|Mon 14 Feb||U.S. Supreme Court decision in Sony v. Universal, 1984.|
|Wed 16 Feb||
9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision in
Fonovisa v. Cherry Auction, 1996.
9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision in A&M Records v. Napster, 2001 (abridged).
|Mon 21 Feb||7th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling in In re: Aimster Copyright Litigation, 2003 (alternate location)|
|Wed 23 Feb||9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision in MGM v. Grokster, 2004.|
|Mon 28 Feb||MGM v. Grokster, brief of motion picture studio and recording company petitioners|
|Wed 2 Mar||
MGM v. Grokster, brief of law and economics professors in support of petitioners|
MGM v. Grokster, brief of IEEE-USA in support of neither party
|Mon 7 Mar||MGM v. Grokster, brief of respondents|
|Wed 9 Mar||
MGM v. Grokster, brief of internet service providers|
MGM v. Grokster, brief of computer science professors
|Mon 21 Mar||
9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision
in Sega v. Accolade, 1992.
9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision in Sony v. Connectix, 2000.
|Wed 23 Mar||
District Court ruling in Davidson v. Internet Gateway, 2004.
|Mon 28 Mar||
Relevant portions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act
2nd Circuit Court of Appeals decision in Universal v. Corley, 2001.
|Wed 30 Mar||6th Circuit Court of Appeals opinion in Lexmark v. Static Control, 2004.|
|Mon 4 Apr||
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).
|Wed 6 Apr||
I. Trotter Hardy. The
Ancient Doctrine of Trespass to Web Sites. 1996 J. Online Law,
Dan L. Burk. The Trouble with Trespass. 3 J. Small & Emerging Business Law 1, 1998.
|Mon 11 Apr||
Text of Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, 18 U.S.C. 1030
2nd Circuit Court of Appeals ruling in U.S. v. Morris, 1991.
|Wed 13 Apr||
U.S. District Court ruling in Register.com v. Verio, 2000.|
U.S. District Court ruling in North Texas Preventive Imaging v. Eisenberg, 1996.
|Mon 18 Apr||
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.) (original location)
|Wed 20 Apr||
ICANN For Beginners
Kathleen E. Fuller, ICANN: The Debate over Governing the Internet, Duke Law & Technology Review, 2001.
|Mon 25 Apr||
6th Circuit Court of Appeals decision in U.S. v. Thomas, 1996
(abridged; skip sections II.A and II.B)
Supreme Court opinion in Reno v. ACLU, 1997 (abridged).
|Wed 27 Apr||Supreme Court opinion in U.S. v. American Library Association, 2003.|