Call for Papers/Participation: 9th Annual Internet Law Works-in-Progress, SCU, March 2, 2019

Call for Papers/Participation: 9th Annual Internet Law Works-in-Progress, SCU, March 2, 2019

We invite your participation in the Ninth Annual Internet Law Works-in-Progress conference at Santa Clara University School of Law, March 2, 2019. The conference series is co-sponsored by the High Tech Law Institute at Santa Clara University School of Law and the Innovation Center for Law and Technology at the New…

Top Internet Law Developments of 2017 (Very Late)

Top Internet Law Developments of 2017 (Very Late)

[It’s a sign of my busy 2018 that I’m only now posting my annual Internet Law year-in-review recap. Better late than never?] 2017 was a generally OK year for me personally. My wife’s health has been stable, I was able…

Call for Papers: IAMCR 2018 in Oregon

I’m passing along this request from Loreto Corredoira, a communications and Internet Law professor at Universidad Complutense de Madrid, about the annual conference for the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR). The deadlines are approaching fast (sorry), so act promptly if…

Some Upcoming Internet Law and Privacy Events at Santa Clara Law

We’re holding some outstanding Internet Law and privacy events on campus this semester that I wanted to make sure you knew about: * January 30, noon to 1: Ed Felten on the Future of Artificial Intelligence * February 2, all day: Content Moderation and…

Some Blog News: We’re Now Hosted by Justia!

[Apologies if you’re seeing this a second time] The blog has been on an unscheduled and unannounced hiatus for the past few weeks. The hiatus partially reflects the holidays and my need to finish grading over 200 student papers. However, mostly it’s due…

Call for Projects/Papers/Participation for 8th Annual Internet Law Works-in-Progress Conference, NYLS, March 24, 2018

Call for Projects/Papers/Participation for 8th Annual Internet Law Works-in-Progress Conference, NYLS, March 24, 2018

Eighth Annual Internet Law Works-in-Progress, March 24, 2018, at New York Law School Colleagues: It is my honor to invite you to participate in the Eighth Annual Internet Law Works-in-Progress Conference at New York Law School on March 24, 2018. This conference series,…

1H 2017 Quick Links, Part 9 (Justice System, Social Media, Miscellaneous)

Justice System * Paleteria La Michoacana, Inc. v. Productos Lacteos Tocumbo S.A., No. 11-1623 (D.D.C. Mar. 30, 2017): “The Court notes that a growing number of legal scholars are turning to blogs and other online media to publish their work…

1H 2017 Quick Links, Part 8 (Trump, Immigration)

[Note: I very rarely blog about general politics, and I promise that won’t change. However, times are not normal. We have elected a president who lies for sport. takes more hypocritical positions in a week than most of us will…

Announcing the 2017 Edition of 'Internet Law: Cases & Materials'

Announcing the 2017 Edition of ‘Internet Law: Cases & Materials’

I’m pleased to announce this year’s edition of my Internet Law casebook, Internet Law: Cases & Materials. It’s available for sale as a PDF at Gumroad for $8, as a Kindle book for $9.99, and in hard copy at CreateSpace…

Will Technology Destroy Our Democracy–or Save It? A Series of Papers at The Atlantic

The decade-old book The Victorian Internet recaps the rise and fall of the telegraph. The telegraph was supposed to connect people together, but instead it played a crucial role facilitating ever-more-destructive wars. The author wrote: “That the telegraph was so…