Fall 2005 Cyberlaw Syllabus

It’s hard to believe that this is going to be my 11th year teaching Cyberlaw. I’ve posted my newest syllabus for Fall 2005. The material I’ve assigned for the first time this year: Copyright * BMG v. Gonzalez (confirming direct…

New Case Law Lists

Sorry for the catch-all posting, but I have uploaded several new resources to my website: A list of online contracts cases (emphasizing, in particular, online contract formation). A list of online service provider liability cases (copyright, trademark, 47 USC 230)….

Guest Blogger–Mark Schultz

I’m pleased to introduce Mark Schultz as a guest blogger. Mark is a law professor at Southern Illinois University, where he teaches intellectual property courses and legal ethics. Prior to becoming a law professor, Mark was an IT and IP…

EFF’s Legal Guide for Bloggers

The EFF has released the wonderful resource “Legal Guide for Bloggers.” It successfully strikes a delicate balance between being comprehensive, accurate and accessible to lay readers. If you’re wondering about the law of blogging, this guide will most likely answer…

Travel Plans and Presentations

I’ll be on the West Coast for the next three weeks. During that time, I’ll be making three presentations: Conference: Second Conference on Online Deliberation: Design, Research, and Practice / DIAC 2005 at Stanford University Topic: Media Regulation and Deliberative…

Internet Explorer Market Share Dips Below 90%

Microsoft’s share of the browser market has dipped below 90%. On my blogs, the numbers are even less favorable for Microsoft. Consider my blog stats in the month of May (so far): “Unknown” 50.9 % (I believe this includes RSS…

MacMillan on RSS

Robert MacMillan at the Washington Post wrote a very good column on the joys and limitations of RSS, harping on the fact that it’s not as simple as it should be (I agree). RSS is one of those technologies where…

Guest Blogger–John Ottaviani

I’m pleased to introduce John Ottaviani as a guest blogger. John is a partner at Edwards & Angell in Providence, RI. John practices technology and IP law and is co-chair (along with me) of the Intellectual Property subcommittee of the…

A blog worth watching

There are a lot of good blogs out there, and at some point I’ll provide a list of the ones I check regularly. But today, by accident, I stumbled across the Guiding Rights blog by Mark Partridge and immediately added…