Well known graphic artists Jake O’Neil and Spencer Belkofer created this infographic out of a sense of urgency to visualize the salient information with as many communities as possible. This bill, the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act of 2011, has not garnered the media coverage of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), but its high impact implications target key legal issues involving privacy and intellectual property.
LaJean Humphries identifies the wide range of social networking sites with which researchers should be knowlegeable, and addresses legal, privacy and ethical concerns associated with their use. She also provides a bibliography of books, articles and reports that focus on the impact of social networking applications.
Features – Could you be sued for turning over an Internet user's sign-up information to law enforcement? A cautionary tale for libraries and other Internet service providers.
Could you be sued for turning over an Internet user’s sign-up information to law enforcement? A cautionary tale for libraries and other Internet service providers
By Mary Minow
Identity Theft: A Bibliography of Federal, State, Consumer and News Resources
By Sabrina I. Pacifici
Ready, Aim, Defend: Pavlovich v. Superior Court Nears The Finish
Linking Policies for Public Web Sites In our increasingly litigious society, they are now essential
By Shirley Duglin Kennedy
Ten Key Legal Concerns in E-Commerce Ventures and Contracts
By Dennis M. Kennedy
Tobe Liebert is Director of Public Services at the Tarlton Law Library at the University of Texas at Austin.
Notes from the Technology Trenches By Roger Skalbeck
Roger Skalbeck is the Electronic Initiatives Librarian at Howrey & Simon in Washington, D.C., and is the Web Master of the Law Librarian’s Society of Washington, D.C. Current work activities cover myriad aspects of electronic research resource evaluation, intranet content development, as well as research and technology training, all from a librarian’s point of view. This column reflects the personal views of the author, which are not necessarily those of his employer or any other organization. This column, of course, is 100% free of any legal advice.
Electronic Commerce and Law on the Internet By Bradley J. Hillis, M.A., J.D.
Bradley J. Hillis is a member of the Bar of State of Washington and the United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, author of several articles, including: “Considerations When Placing Court Opinions on the Internet,” “Internet Multimedia and Domestic Violence Prevention,” and “Internet Experiments in Electronic Court Filing.” Mr. Hillis graduated from Colorado College and holds Juris Doctor and Master of Arts degrees from the University of Washington.