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Author Eko, Lyombe.

Title American exceptionalism, the French exception, and digital media law / Lyombe Eko
Published Lanham, Md. ; Plymouth, England : Lexington Books, [2013]
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Description 1 online resource (v, 293 pages)
Contents Table of Contents; 1 Introduction; 2 Freedom of Expression in the United States and France; 3 American Exceptionalism and Internet Law; 4 The French Exception (L'Exception Française) and Media Law; 5 New Media, Same Old Sex Scandals; 6 Intellectual Property Law and the Transfer of Collective Journalistic Works from Real Space to Cyberspace; 7 New Media, Old Interest Groups; 8 Google Books, "Linguistic Capitalism," and the Exceptional Intellectual Property Law Regimes of the United States and France
9 Intellectual Property, Freedom of Expression, and the Internet "Gripe Sites" Phenomenon in the United States and FranceSelected Bibliography; Index
Summary This volume explores and explains sameness and difference between the United States and France in the matters of freedom of expression on the Internet, the management of the tensions that arise between freedom of expression and the right of privacy of public figures, the comparative role of interest groups in the regulation of Internet content in both countries, the intellectual property implications of the digitization and transfer of journalistic works from print to searchable electronic databases, how courts in the United States and France managed the copyright issues that
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from title page (ebrary, viewed September 13, 2013)
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Subject Computer networks -- Security measures.
Freedom of speech -- France -- History.
Freedom of speech -- United States -- History.
Internet -- Law and legislation -- France.
Internet -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Mass media -- Law and legislation.
Privacy, Right of -- France.
Privacy, Right of -- United States.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0739181130 (electronic bk.)
9780739181133 (electronic bk.)