Winter 1997: The Law of Cyberspace
This seminar will explore issues related to
the regulation of cyberspace. It is not a course in computer law, or
copyright, or intellectual
property. It is instead an effort to understand the particular problems
that regulation in this new
world will present -- especially the question of what kind of regulation
(activist or laissez faire)
makes sense. Topics will include the regulation of speech in cyberspace,
the construction of
cyberspace communities, the regulation of privacy, cryptography, and
virtual reality, as well as
other topics to be determined.
the class will be conducted in cyberspace, and the only strong
requirement is participation in
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