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Author Cavazos, Edward A.

Title Cyberspace and the law : your rights and duties in the on-line world / Edward A. Cavazos, Gavino Morin
Published Cambridge, Mass. ; London, England : MIT Press, [1994]
©1994

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Description xiv, 215 pages ; 23 cm
Contents 1. Defining Cyberspace. A Quick Tour of Cyberspace. Activities in Cyberspace. The Dimensions of Cyberspace. The Future of Cyberspace -- 2. Electronic Privacy. Anonymity. The Privacy of Electronic Communications and the ECPA. State Privacy Law. Common Law Actions for Invasion of Privacy. The Great Cryptography Debate -- 3. The Virtual Marketplace: Business Transactions on the Net. Electronic Contracts. Acceptable Use Policies and Caller Contracts. Credit Card Transactions in Cyberspace -- 4. Intellectual Property in Cyberspace: Copyright Law in a New World. A Copyright Primer. Copyright in Cyberspace. Software. Other Copyright Issues -- 5. Harmful and Dangerous Words and the First Amendment. The First Amendment in Cyberspace. Freedom of Speech. Freedom of the Press -- 6. Adult Material: Drawing the Line between the Legal and Illegal. An Overview of Adult Materials and Activities Available in Cyberspace. Indecency vs. Obscenity: Classifying On-line Adult Materials and Activities
Appendix I: State Computer Crime Laws
Significance of Being Deemed Obscene. Laws Governing Adult Material. Possession of Obscene Material. Child Pornography. What Does All This Mean? -- 7. Cyber-Crimes: Pitfalls for the Unwary Traveler. The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act. Credit Card Abuse Laws. Wire Fraud. The National Stolen Property Act. Software Piracy. Obscenity and Child Pornography. Computer Viruses and Other Harmful Software. Electronic Communications Privacy Act. State Computer Crime Laws. Are the Authorities Overzealous? -- Appendix A: Where to Go for More Help -- Appendix B: The Electronic Communications Privacy Act -- Appendix C: 18 U.S.C. [section] 1465: Transportation of Obscene Matter for Sale or Distribution -- Appendix D: 7 U.S.C. [section] 223: Obscene or Harrassing Telephone Calls -- Appendix E : Federal Child Pornography Statute -- Appendix F: State Child Pornography Statutes -- Appendix G: The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act -- Appendix H: The Texas Computer Crime Law
Summary Answers many of the legal questions asked by sysops and users of the Internet and bulletin board systems
Analysis Telecommunication Law
United States
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 123-128) and index
Notes Association of American Publishers PROSE Award, 1994
Subject Communication and technology -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Confidential communications.
Cyberspace -- United States.
Cyberspace.
Information science -- Law and legislation.
Intellectual property.
Telematics -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Computer Communication Networks -- legislation & jurisprudence.
Computer Communication Networks.
Online Systems -- legislation & jurisprudence.
Online Systems.
Software -- legislation & jurisprudence.
Software.
Computer Security -- legislation & jurisprudence.
Computer Security.
Information Systems -- legislation & jurisprudence.
Information Systems.
Computer Communication Networks -- legislation & jurisprudence.
Computer Communication Networks.
Computer Security -- legislation & jurisprudence.
Computer Security.
Information Systems -- legislation & jurisprudence.
Information Systems.
Online Systems -- legislation & jurisprudence.
Online Systems.
Software -- legislation & jurisprudence.
Software.
United States.
United States.
Genre/Form Legislation.
Author Morin, Gavino.
LC no. 94012356
ISBN 0262531232