Computer and Internet Use on Campus: A Legal Guide to Issues of Intellectual Property, Free Speech, and Privacy / Edition 1

Computer and Internet Use on Campus: A Legal Guide to Issues of Intellectual Property, Free Speech, and Privacy / Edition 1

by Constance S. Hawke
     
 

ISBN-10: 0787955167

ISBN-13: 9780787955168

Pub. Date: 10/28/2000

Publisher: Wiley

"A comprehensive, well-written, interesting, and informative guide to technology and Internet use on campus. Everyone--from administrators who oversee and manage computer networks, to faculty interested in distance learning, to student affairs officials trying to understand alleged infractions by students, to college attorneys seeking to understand the law--will find…  See more details below

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"A comprehensive, well-written, interesting, and informative guide to technology and Internet use on campus. Everyone--from administrators who oversee and manage computer networks, to faculty interested in distance learning, to student affairs officials trying to understand alleged infractions by students, to college attorneys seeking to understand the law--will find this book enormously helpful. Well chosen vignettes and examples, along with a list of recommendations and guidelines, help make this complicated arena of university life and law accessible to administrators, faculty, and attorneys working in it."--Barbara Lee, dean, School of Management and Labor Relations, Rutgers University

"An easy-to-use and cost-effective resource designed to educate faculty and administrators about the legal issues surrounding the use of information resources and the Internet on campus. As the chief information officer of a large public research university, I have encountered many of the situations described in this useful guide. It is full of recommendations and references. Highly recommended."--Jack McCredie, associate vice chancellor, Information Systems & Technology, and chief information officer, University of California, Berkeley

"Anyone looking for a complete overview of the legal and ethical challenges of computer and Internet use on campus will be impressed and amazed by the breadth and depth of this book. It offers an in-depth consideration of legal issues and includes practical, accurate advice for educators and policymakers."--Rodney J. Petersen, director of policy and planning and Project NEThics(sm), University of Maryland

"At a time when distance learning is being embraced by many institutions, Dr. Hawke provides a comprehensive yet concise overview of the legal issues surrounding Internet and computer use and includes valuable suggestions for university administrators who deal with those issues."--Dale L. Cook, Summit Professor for Learning Techn

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787955168
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/28/2000
Series:
Higher and Adult Education Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.04(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.52(d)

Table of Contents

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY IN CYBERSPACE.

Introduction.

Statutory Framework.

Implications for Higher Education.

Trademark Infringement.

Internal Ownership Considerations.

Recommendations.

FREE SPEECH IN CYBERSPACE.

Introduction.

Legal Analysis of First AmAndment Claims.

Limitations on the Exercise of Free Speech.

Statutes Affecting Speech.

Harassment on the Internet.

Implications for Higher Education.

Recommendations.

PRIVACY ISSUES IN ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION.

Introduction.

Constitutional Privacy.

Relevant Federal Statutes.

Common Law Privacy Torts.

Implications for Higher Education.

Recommendations.

PROCEDURAL ISSUES.

Introduction.

Jurisdictional Issues in Cyberspace.

Due Process.

Recommendations.

APPENDIX.

Checklist for Computer Use Policy Development.

Guidelines for Network Computer Administrators.

Glossary of Terms.

List of Cases.

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