Global Internet Law in a Nutshell

Author: Rustad, Michael L.
Edition: 5th
Copyright Date: 2021
  • Publication Date: June 25th, 2021
  • ISBN: 9781636590868
  • Subject: Internet Law
  • Series: Nutshells
  • Type: Overviews
  • Description: Global Internet Law in a Nutshell presents a very timely overview of legal issues that arise from the World Wide Web. Topics include Internet-driven technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning Bitcoins, The Internet of Things, 3D Products Liability, and Driverless Cars. This edition emphasizes the legal and policy issues arising out of social media such as Twitter’s decision to permanently ban President Trump from its platform. The goal is to provide the reader with an up-to-date summary of the most important new cases and statutory developments. Each chapter provides the latest developments in Internet Law from the European Union such as the General Data Protection Regulation, which is setting a global standard for privacy and data protection. Each chapter has examples and explanations of Internet Law developments from around the world. This Nutshell provides global coverage of recurring Internet issues that lawyers and law students will encounter in practice. It also serves as a useful introduction for non-lawyers and graduate as well as undergraduate students in diverse disciplines such as computer science, business, nursing, sociology, law and society and criminology.