A primer on legal issues relating to cyberspace, this textbook introduces business, policy and ethical considerations raised by our use of information technology.
With a focus on the most significant issues impacting internet users and businesses in the United States of America, the book provides coverage of key topics such as social media, online privacy, artificial intelligence and cybercrime as well as emerging themes such as doxing, ransomware, revenge porn, data-mining, e-sports and fake news. The authors, experienced in journalism, technology and legal practice, provide readers with expert insights into the nuts and bolts of cyber law.
Cyber Law and Ethics: Regulation of the Connected World provides a practical presentation of legal principles, and is essential reading for non-specialist students dealing with the intersection of the internet and the law.
Table of Contents
1. Origins of the Internet
2. Who Controls the Internet?
3. How Are Internet Regulations Made?
4. Freedom of Speech in an Online World
5. Limitations on Online Speech
6. Digital Privacy
7. Intellectual Property
8. Online Business and the Law
9. Network Neutrality
11. Online Gaming
12. Emerging Issues in Cyber Law
Mark Grabowski is Associate Professor of Communications at Adelphi University, USA.
Eric P. Robinson is Assistant Professor at the University of South Carolina, USA and is "of counsel" to Fenno Law, LLC.
"Searching for a timely and comprehensive book on cyber law? If so, Cyber Law & Ethics should be for you. For this book is for anyone interested in all the major legal and ethical cyber issues, including freedom of online speech, privacy, IP and gaming. Also covered are a number of evolving and emerging topics such as AI, cyborgs and drones. Although it centers on U.S. law, the book is refreshingly global. Mark Grabowski and Eric Robinson pay discerning attention to international and comparative law. What a remarkable contribution to understanding cyber law."
Kyu Ho Youm, Jonathan Marshall First Amendment Chair, University of Oregon, USA
"noteworthy addition... for any journalism and media communication professor seeking fresh ideas and instructional paths."
Lipschultz, J. H., Noteworthy Books. Journalism & Mass Communication Educator (2022)