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    • Courting Content Liability

      Creating content or supplying services for the World Wide Web can be a worrisome road. Recent court cases and controversial legislation have hinted at huge potential liabilities for three major areas - electronic defamation, copyright infringement, and obscenity.

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    • When Are ISPs Legally Responsible for Content Posted by Others?
      The stakes are enormous. The question is serious. Under what circumstances are interactive computer services liable for content posted by others on their sites?

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    • The State of Legal Blogs: A Report From the Frontlines

      Legal weblogs? Law Blogs? Blawgs? Whatever you call them, legal-oriented weblogs are thriving and their collective impact on the legal world is likely to reverberate.

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    • Fantasy Sports Leagues Participation Is Not Illegal Gambling, Judge Rules
      The many fantasy sports leagues enthusiasts can breathe a deep sigh of relief, as a federal judge in New Jersey has just ruled that their activities do not constitute illegal gambling.

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    • Presidential Elections in the Internet Era

      The Internet is all grown up, and now has an impact on matters of great importance, such as the current presidential race.

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    • Problems In Cyberspace Can Cause Real World Hurt
      Internet problems are not esoteric, theoretical issues in Cyberspace. Indeed, they can have real world implications.

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    • 20 Questions with an Online Educator

      Learn more about how online legal education classes work, in this interview with experienced educator Professor Candace Elliott Person, the Director of the Health Law LLM Program at Concord University School of Law.  

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    • MySpace Defeats Spammer

      We all know that MySpace.com is a social networking service that allows members to create unique personal profiles online to find and communicate with other people. However, did you know that MySpace is out there in Cyberspace seeking to root out spammers? A recent court victory shows this to be true. Read on.

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    • Networking in a Nutshell for 2006

      We've assembled some of the top issues in the networking and storage sphere that ran in the Legal Technology Center over the course of the past year, and we offer them up so that you can relive the highs and lows that were 2006.  

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    • DontSueThere.com

      You may have heard of the Web site DontDateHimGirl.com. The purpose of the site is to allow women to make anonymous postings about specific men. A defamation lawsuit was filed with respect to statements made on the site about a particular man. While the name of the case is Hollis v. Joseph, as owner and operator of DontDateHimGirl.com, et al., perhaps the case should be referred to as DontSueThere.Com.

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