Foreword -- Introduction -- ch. 1. ISPs need not reveal identities of peer-to-peer file sharers -- Case overview : Recording Industry Association of America v. Verizon Internet Services (2003) -- 1. The court's opinion : ISPs cannot be subpoenaed by copyright holders if they do not store illegal copies / Douglas H. Ginsburg -- 2. Congress intended the DMCA to apply to all illegal Internet copying / Paul B. Gaffney et al. -- 3. Congress did not intend the DMCA to apply to peer-to-peer networks / John Borland -- 4. The court's ruling is a major setback in RIAA's battle against file trading / Pamela Jones --
ch. 2. The counterhacking of a computer to protect a network is constitutional -- Case overview : United States v. Heckenkamp (2007) -- 1. The court's opinion : exceptions to the right to privacy regarding personal computers are allowed / Sidney Thomas -- 2. The Heckenkamp ruling may affect the privacy of innocent citizens / David Carney -- 3. The warrantless search of the accused hacker's computer was unconstitutional / Jennifer Granick -- 4. The principle of the court's decision could be used to fight cybercrime / Benjamin Wright --
ch. 3. Cybercrimes committed in one state can be prosecuted by another -- Case overview : Hageseth v. San Mateo County (2007) -- 1. The court's opinion : doctors can be prosecuted for prescribing over the Internet without a license / J. Anthony Kline -- 2. Prosecution will deter online prescribing of drugs to patients doctors have not examined / Bob Egelko -- 3. Legal experts disagree on whether the Internet demands new rules about territorial boundaries / Matthew Hirsch -- 4. Federal regulation of online prescribing may replace state laws / Anita Ramasastry --
ch. 4. Prohibition of Internet offerings of child pornography is constitutional -- Case overview : United States v. Williams (2008) -- 1. Majority opinion : the PROTECT Act is constitutional / Antonin Scalia -- 2. Dissenting opinion : the PROTECT Act violates the First Amendment / David Souter -- 3. The PROTECT Act may be the first law against Internet porn to be upheld / Lyle Denniston -- 4. The Williams decision was sensible / National Review Online -- 5. The PROTECT Act permits prosecution of people for what they think / Frederick Lane --
ch. 5. Antispam laws applicable to political e-mail are unconstitutional -- Case overview : Jaynes v. Commonwealth of Virginia (2008) -- 1. The court's opinion : Virginia's antispam law is too broad / G. Steven Agee -- 2. Enforcing antispam laws is key in the fight against spam / Emma Schwartz -- 3. Virginia's antispam law would not ban constitutionally protected speech / Tim Lee -- 4. Under antispam laws America's founding fathers would be criminals / John W. Whitehead -- 5. The ruling on Virginia's antispam law will be appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court / Tom Jackman -- Organizations to contact -- For further research -- Index.