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View Resource Cyber-Rights Mailing List

CYBER-RIGHTS - Campaign for Cyber Rights Cyberspace is the "coordination headquarters" for the global Cyber Rights campaign being conducted by CPSR (Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility.) CPSR is a highly respected public service organization that has an effective track record in influencing legislation and regulation. CPSR contributed to the exposure of the fallacies behind the...

http://cpsr.org/prevsite/cpsr/nii/cyber-rights/index.html/
View Resource GigaLaw.com: Legal Information for Internet Professionals

Produced by attorneys and law professors, Gigalaw "provides legal information for Internet and technology professionals, Internet entrepreneurs and the lawyers who serve them." Chief among the offerings are articles and essays focusing mainly on law, technology, and the Internet. These are organized by date or topic (contract law, privacy, free speech, etc.), with the most recent additions...

https://giga.law/
View Resource Children's Internet Protection Act Deemed Unconstitutional

This morning, three federal judges overturned the Children's Internet Protection Act and ruled that public libraries cannot be forced to use Internet filters designed to block pornography. In the 195-page decision, judges asserted that the Act went too far because the filters could also block access to other legitimate sites, which is a violation of the First Amendment. The Act, which was signed...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2002/0531
View Resource IPWatchdog.com: Internet Law Page

Gene Quinn, a professor of law and patent attorney, operates this site about Internet law. There are several categories to browse, such as cybercrimes, encryption, MP3s, constitutional law, and many more. Some examine individual court cases, federal acts and rulings, and related news. Others simply provide an overview of the topic, with basic definitions and links to offsite resources. Many...

http://www.ipwatchdog.com/category/tech-blog/internet/
View Resource Groklaw: Understanding Open Source Software

Mark Webbink, Red Hat's general counsel, wrote this article for attorneys wanting to know the basic issues regarding free and open source software. Aside from listing best practices for law offices, he provides a general overview of various open source licenses, explains US copyright law, defines derivative works, and touches on the indemnification issue and the difference between open source and...

http://www.groklaw.net/article.php?story=20031231092027900
View Resource WiredSafety

The Internet has afforded hundreds of millions of people the opportunity to access thousands of sites on almost every topic imaginable, and has created a myriad of new employment opportunities, interest groups, and cybercommunities. Regrettably, not every person merging onto the information superhighway is there for such laudable reasons. Stepping into the fray of n'er-do wells is the WiredSafety...

http://www.wiredsafety.com/
View Resource Engaging Privacy and Information Technology in a Digital Age

What does privacy mean in a digital age? Is there any effective and proven way for governments, businesses, and individuals to safeguard their stores of information? These are important and timely questions, and they are but a few of those addressed in this recent release from The National Academies Press. This volume was edited by James Waldo, Herbert S. Lin, and Lynnette I. Millett, and it...

https://www.nap.edu/catalog/11896/engaging-privacy-and-infor...
View Resource Oxford Internet Institute

More and more research institutes are interested in examining how the Internet has reshaped human interaction, governance, and industry, and the Oxford Internet Institute is certainly one that people will enjoy learning about. The Institute offers several academic degrees, and their site offers up their latest research findings for consideration by the press, scholars, and members of the general...

https://www.oii.ox.ac.uk/