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.
Table Of Contents:
Detailed Contents vi List of Sidebars ix Preface x Acknowledgments xii 1. Introduction to the Legal System 1 2. Freedom of Expression 21 3. Telecommunications Regulation 47 4. Internet Regulation 75 5. Confl ict of Laws 103 6. Information Gathering 127 7. Intellectual Property: Copyright 161 8. Intellectual Property: Patents, Trademarks, and Trade Secrets 199 9. Defamation 227 10. Invasion of Privacy 257 11. Sex and Violence 303 12. Commercial Speech and Antitrust Law 333 Appendix: How to Find the Law 367 Glossary 371 Table of Cases 378 Index 387