The Center for Internet and Society at Stanford Law School is a leader in the study of the law and policy around the Internet and other emerging technologies.
Judge: Labels wrong on Napster. Judge Patel rules that recording labels are misinterpreting the ruling in the Napster case.
U.S. District judge refuses to allow chat room users' identity to be revealed: "The law says that a person has a right to speak anonymously."
Peer-to-peer network architectures have come to broad attention over the last several years with the success of Napster and other applications.
Many see "pure" peer-to-peer networks as the greatest challenge to enforcement of laws on Internet-related conduct, such as copyright, child pornography, and hate speech.
This presentation will feature live journeys into online virtual worlds where ad hoc property and civil rules of conduct are emerging. From avatar citizens pilfering hairstyles and ending up in a moot court to communities and enterprises utilizing franchising and choardic structures, this fascinating corner of the net illustrates
Del Torto will be discussing human rights, encryption technologies, and his recent work in Guatemala. This discussion will cover some of the basic issues: international treaties (proposed and existing), UCITA, US crypto export controls and other US initiatives and the work of the CRF in Guatemala as examples of the hard questions at the intersection of human rights work and controls on cryptography.
"We're the Freedom People": Q&A with Jennifer Granick, Information Security Magazine, March 2001
Attorney Jennifer Granick has made a career out of defending the "little guys"a mission that takes on added dimension in her new post at Stanford Law School's Center for Internet and Society.