In a world where anyone can become a media producer, everyone should know something about media law -- both to protect their own rights and to avoid violating the rights of others. Digital Media Law is the first media law text to respond to digitalization and globalization--the two most significant agents of change in the 21st century. * The first book to explain how media law has evolved to meet the challenges posed by digital media, providing an introduction to all areas of digital media law and its overlap with traditional media law * Covers areas such as Internet publishing, file sharing, satellite radio and cellular phone broadcasts * Features explanations of traditional communication law concepts, illustrated with modern cases related to digital media that students know and use * Expanded treatments are given to particularly interesting issues, cases, law projects, treaties, and litigants, etc. * Accompanying website with ancillaries and updates on legal topics related to digital media can be found at http://www.digitalmedialaw.us.
Full Product DetailsAuthor: Ashley Packard
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Edition: 2nd Revised edition
Dimensions: Width: 19.00cm , Height: 2.00cm , Length: 24.30cm
ISBN 10: 1118290720
Publication Date: 20 July 2012
Audience: College/higher education , Professional and scholarly , Tertiary & Higher Education , Professional & Vocational
Publisher's Status: Active
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Table of ContentsDetailed Contents vi List of Sidebars ix Preface x Acknowledgments xii 1. Introduction to the Legal System 1 2. Freedom of Expression 21 3. Telecommunications Regulation 47 4. Internet Regulation 75 5. Confl ict of Laws 103 6. Information Gathering 127 7. Intellectual Property: Copyright 161 8. Intellectual Property: Patents, Trademarks, and Trade Secrets 199 9. Defamation 227 10. Invasion of Privacy 257 11. Sex and Violence 303 12. Commercial Speech and Antitrust Law 333 Appendix: How to Find the Law 367 Glossary 371 Table of Cases 378 Index 387
Ashley Packard is Professor of Communication and Digital Media Studies at the University of Houston, Clear Lake. She is the author of The Borders of Free Expression (2009) and is a peer reviewer for Communication Law and Policy .
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