This book describes a number of social and legal issues as they relate to various members of electronically networked communities. After a brief introduction to relevant legal precedents and to the manner in which societies develop norms for social behavior, the book explores right and responsibilities related to free speech, vandalism, property interests, and privacy.
Table of Contents
|1 THE NATURE OF ELECTRONIC NETWORKS||6-16|
|2 NETWORKS AND SOCIETY||17-30|
|3 LEGAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR ELECTRONIC NETWORKS||31-54|
|4 FREE SPEECH||55-68|
|5 ELECTRONIC VANDALISM||69-84|
|6 INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY INTERESTS||85-98|
|8 COMMON THEMES||113-120|
|A Network Technology||121-136|
|B Workshop Schedule and Session Descriptions||137-141|
|C Forum Statement of Purpose and Agenda||142-145|
|D Keynote Speech: Networked Communities and the Laws of Cyberspace||146-157|
|E Biographical Sketches||158-160|
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