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In this casebook, author James Grimmelmann provides tightly edited cases, focused questions, and topical problems to direct students’ attention to critical issues. Mini-essays provide the technical background to make sense of Internet technologies and the historical conetext to make sense of Internet law. The core of the book can be taught comfortably in a 3-credit course, but professors can easily use the book's embarassment of riches to explore topics of interest. The casebook responds to the “law of the horse” critique by embracing the doctrinal diversity of Internet Law. It prepares students for complex, real-life practice by showing how actual Internet cases raise interrelated problems from throughout law.


NOW AVAILABLE: Twelfth Edition -Fully revised and released July 2022  

The twelfth edition includes the Supreme Court's decision in TransUnion v. Ramirez on standing in privacy actions, as well as updated cases and materials on government moderation of social media, copyright in embedded images, and recreational drone operation. There are new technical primers on the cloud and on cookies, and the materials on personal privacy and blockchains have been reorganized and streamlined. As always, the questions and notes have been updated with late-breaking cases and other new developments.



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