Digital Media Law / Edition 1

Digital Media Law / Edition 1

by Ashley Packard
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1405181699

ISBN-13: 9781405181693

Pub. Date: 05/25/2010

Publisher: Wiley

Covering the latest legal updates and rulings, the second edition of Digital Media Law presents a comprehensive introduction to all the critical issues surrounding media law.

  • Provides a solid foundation in media law
  • Illustrates how digitization and globalization are constantly shifting the legal landscape
  • Utilizes current and

Overview

Covering the latest legal updates and rulings, the second edition of Digital Media Law presents a comprehensive introduction to all the critical issues surrounding media law.

  • Provides a solid foundation in media law
  • Illustrates how digitization and globalization are constantly shifting the legal landscape
  • Utilizes current and relevant examples to illustrate key concepts
  • Revised section on legal research covers how and where to find the law
  • Updated with new rulings relating to corporate political speech, student speech, indecency and Net neutrality, restrictions on libel tourism, cases filed against U.S. information providers, WikiLeaks and shield laws, file sharing, privacy issues, sexting, cyber-stalking, and many others
  • An accompanying website is regularly updated with new rulings, access to slip opinions and other supplementary material.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405181693
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/25/2010
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

1. Introduction to the Legal System.

2. Freedom of Expression.

3. Telecommunications Regulation.

4. Internet Regulation.

5. Confl ict of Laws.

6. Information Access and Protection.

7. Intellectual Property: Copyright.

8. Intellectual Property: Patents, Trademarks, and Trade Secrets.

9. Defamation.

10. Invasion of Privacy.

11. Sex and Violence.

12. Commercial Speech and Antitrust Law.

Table of Cases.

Glossary.

Notes.

Index.

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