Future Codes: Essays in Advanced Computer Technology and the Law

Future Codes: Essays in Advanced Computer Technology and the Law

by Curtis E. A. Karnow

Hardcover

$39.00

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780890069424
Publisher: Artech House, Incorporated
Publication date: 06/28/1997
Pages: 276
Product dimensions: 6.28(w) x 9.32(h) x 0.82(d)

About the Author

Curtis Karnow is an attorney with Sonnenschein, Nath & Rosenthal, San Francisco, California. He holds a J.D. in Law from the University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Karnow is a member of the Computer Law Association, the Association of Computing Machinery, and SofTech, and is an arbitrator for the World Intellectual Property and American Arbitration Associations.

Table of Contents

The Reason of the Law — Community Meaning in the Conduct of the Legal System. Molten Media and the Infiltration of the Law. Technology Rights in the International Arena — The Fall of Public Law and Rise of Private Fiat. The Uneasy Treaty of Technology and the Law — A Summary of Legal Issues for the Virtual Reality Industry. Data Morphing — Ownership, Copyright, and Creation. Copyright Issues on the Net — A Sampler. Information Loss and Implicit Error in Complex Modeling Machines. Alters. Bringing up Programs. The Encrypted Self — Fleshing out the Rights of Electronic Personalities. Liability for Distributed Artificial Intelligences. Recombinant Culture — Crime in the Digital Network. The Algorithm as Nuclear Weapon. Review of Culture, Technology, and Creativity in the Late Twentieth Century. Implementing the First Amendment in Cyberspace. Transfixed by the Electron Beam.

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