A primer on legal issues relating to cyberspace, this textbook introduces business, policy and ethical considerations raised by our use of information technology.

With a focus on the most significant issues impacting internet users and businesses in the United States of America, the book provides coverage of key topics such as social media, online privacy, artificial intelligence and cybercrime as well as emerging themes such as doxing, ransomware, revenge porn, data-mining, e-sports and fake news. The authors, experienced in journalism, technology and legal practice, provide readers with expert insights into the nuts and bolts of cyber law.

Cyber Law and Ethics: Regulation of the Connected World provides a practical presentation of legal principles, and is essential reading for non-specialist students dealing with the intersection of the internet and the law.

chapter 1|19 pages

Origins of the Internet

chapter 2|13 pages

Who Controls the Internet?

chapter 3|20 pages

How Are Internet Regulations Made?

chapter 4|14 pages

Freedom of Speech in an Online World

chapter 5|25 pages

Limitations on Online Speech

chapter 6|22 pages

Digital Privacy

chapter 7|28 pages

Intellectual Property

chapter 8|14 pages

Online Business and the Law

chapter 9|10 pages

Network Neutrality

chapter 10|27 pages


chapter 11|15 pages

Online Gaming

chapter 12|15 pages

Emerging Issues in Cyber Law