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What is Internet Law?

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Internet Law encompasses all cases, statutes, and constitutional provisions that impact persons and institutions when they go online. Issues include free speech,

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What is Software Piracy?

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Software piracy is the unauthorized duplication of computer software. Although most computer users today are aware that unauthorized use and duplication of software

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What Can I do About Email Harassment?

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Law enforcement agencies estimate that electronic communications are a factor in from 20 percent to 40 percent of

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What is Cybersquatting?

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Many people believe that if they register a particular domain, for example www.arkansascoffee.com, then the person has trademarked that as a business

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What are Copyright Laws and the Internet?

Home » Internet Law » Copyright Laws and the Internet

Works put on the Internet are considered “published” and therefore qualify for copyright protection. A work put on the Internet

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What are Domain Name Disputes?

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A domain name is a unique string of characters or numbers that typically is used to designate and permit access to an

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What is File Sharing?

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Downloading music, movies, games, or software from the Internet without paying and sharing these materials without appropriate permission is considered a breach of

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What are Anti-Spam Lawsuits?

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On March 10, 2004, four of the nation’s largest e-mail providers sued hundreds of online marketers under a new CAN SPAM legislation. The

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What is the Children’s Internet Protection Act?

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The Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA) was signed into law on December 21, 2000. The Children’s Internet Protection Act requires libraries

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What is the Anti-Cybersquatting Consumer Protection Act?

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A domain name is a unique string of characters or numbers that typically is used to designate and permit access to

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