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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: Thirteen Edition -Fully revised and released July 2023  

The thirteenth edition includes the Supreme Court's platform-liability decisions in Twitter v. Taamneh and Gonzalez v. Google, the Zarya of the Dawn and Mata v. Avianca opinions on generative AI, and coverage of the European Union's Digital Services Act and Digital Markets Act. There is a new section on children's privacy, the content moderation materials have been heavily revised, and there is increased coverage of recent developments throughout.



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