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April 10, 1997
A review of Digital Equipment Corp. v. AltaVista Technology, Inc. which held that the defendants web page constituted an unlicensed use of the AltaVista trademark, and caused confusion with Digital's serach engine web page.
March 13, 1997
An analysis of three new bills seeking to liberalize U.S. encryption policy.
February 13, 1997
An analysis of the America Online v. Cyber Promotions case and the CompuServe v. Cyber Promotions case.
January 9, 1997
This article discusses recent attempts by state courts and legislatures to exert control over Internet activities.
December 12, 1996
An analysis of the Microstar v. Formgen case.
November 14, 1996
This article discusses the "Year 2000 Problem" and some of its potential consequences.
October 10, 1996
An examination of the Software Publishers Associations attempts to crack domn on software piracy on the Internet.
September 12, 1996
This article briefly presents a brief examination of how and why domain names exist, discusses Network Solution, Inc.'s new dispute resolution policy, and mentions proposals to add new "international Top Level Domains."
August 8, 1996
This article looks at two cases involving the implications for doing business on-line, and court jurisdiction over on-line activities.
July 11, 1996
This article discusses a web site that attempts to use public humiliation to compel copyright compliance. It is one example of self-help remedies that are likely to become more prevalent.
June 13, 1996
An article about the Virtual Magistrate Project and its first released decision.
May 10, 1996
A discussion of two recent cryptography case decisions--Karn v. U.S. Department of State, and Bernstein v. United States Department of State.
April 11, 1996
An analysis of the ACTA petition to prevent Internet Telephony.
March 7, 1996
A discussion of electronic distribution rights and publication rights clearinghouses.
February 8, 1996
An analysis of the ProCD v. Zeidenberg cases involving the copying of data and shrink-wrap software licenses.
January 11, 1996
A discussion of the implications raised by CompuServe's world-wide removal of 200 UseNet Newsgroups at the "request" of the German government.
December 14, 1995
An analysis of Judge Whyte's recent decision the in the Religious Technology Center (Church of Scientology) v. Netcom case.
November 9, 1995
A summary of the Information Infrastructure Task Force Privacy Working Group report.
October 12, 1995
An analysis of the NII Copyright Protection Act of 1995.
September 14, 1995
Discussion of some of the law governing export of cryptographic software.
August 10, 1995
An analysis of the the proposed "Anti-electronic Racketeering Act" (S-974).
July 13, 1995
Addresses some of the issues involved with police seizures of BBSs.
June 8, 1995
Covers the recent Stratton Oakmonth v. Prodigy defamation case, and how it compares to the Cubby v. CompuServe defamation case.
May 11, 1995
Discusses terrorist materials on the Internet - what is protected speech, and what is not.
April 13, 1995
Discusses the "Communications Decency Act" and the alternate "Child Protection, User Empowerment, and Free Expression in Interactive Media Study" Act.
March 9, 1995
The Law of Spam
February 9, 1995
Discusses a number of recent (as of the articles publishing date) trademark controverseys on the Internet.
January 12, 1995
An article on the David LaMacchia case.
September 26, 1994 (Not an "official" Technology Law column)
Discussion of the Evils of Senator Exon's first Communications Decency Act.
August 1, 1994 (Not an "official" Technology Law column)
Discussion of the Amateur Action BBS comviction (U.S. v. Thomas).