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Free Expression in the Age of the Internet

Social and Legal Boundaries, 1st Edition

By Jeremy Lipschultz


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In Free Expression in the Age of the Internet, Jeremy Lipschultz investigates the Internet and its potential for profound change, analyzing the use of its technology from social, political, and economic perspectives. Lipschultz provides new insights on traditional legal concepts such as marketplace of ideas, social responsibility, and public intere

Table of Contents

1 Social Communication Theory of Free Expression -- 2 A Historical Look at Traditional Legal Thought on Free Expression -- 3 Broadcast Versus Print Models of Free Expression -- 4 Normative Legal Versus Social Theory Approaches to Free Expression -- 5 Reno v. ACLU -- 6 The Drudge Report and the Clinton Scandal -- 7 A Survey of the Range of Internet Content -- 8 E-mail, Listservs, and Other Personal Forms of Free Expression -- 9 The Special Case of Invasion of Privacy -- 10 Property and Commercial Rights in a Digital Age -- 11 Comparative International Issues -- 12 Toward Thinking About Free Expression in a Digital Age

About the Author

Jeremy Lipschultz is acting communication chair and professor at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General