Digital Media Law / Edition 2

Digital Media Law / Edition 2

by Ashley Packard
     
 

ISBN-10: 1118290720

ISBN-13: 9781118290729

Pub. Date: 08/28/2012

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

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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:
9781118290729
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/28/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
416
Sales rank:
419,110
Product dimensions:
9.50(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.60(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface

Acknowledgments

1 Introduction to the Legal System 1

2 Freedom of Expression 20

3 Telecommunications Regulation 39

4 Internet Regulation 63

5 Conflict of Laws 82

6 Information Access and Protection 103

7 Intellectual Property: Copyright 127

8 Intellectual Property: Patents, Trademarks, and Trade Secrets 156

9 Defamation 179

10 Invasion of Privacy 202

11 Sex and Violence 230

12 Commercial Speech and Antitrust Law 252

Table of Cases 279

Glossary 291

Notes 295

Index 331

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