The Global Internet Law Hornbook provides students, practitioners, judges, and policymakers with a comprehensive examination of the most important concepts and methods of the Internet and related information technologies. Each chapter is a detailed examination of cases, statutes, industry standards, norms, as well as academic commentaries that compares U.S. to European developments. While the emphasis is on U.S. developments, each chapter compares U.S. to EU regulations, directives, and conventions, as well as other cross-border Internet law developments from diverse legal systems around the world.
Global Internet law is increasingly important for all lawyers, whether they are policymakers, transactional lawyers, or litigators. This Hornbook is organized around the major issues in each substantive and procedural area of law in the most accessible, contemporary, and effective manner. To help readers come to grips with the necessity of approaching the subject from a transnational perspective, this book surveys the best available U.S. and foreign cases, statutes, and commentaries covering global Internet Law developments.