Internet in the United States Internet privacy issues The regulatory framework for privacy issues worldwide is currently in flux and is likely to remain so for the foreseeable future. Practices regarding the collection, use, storage, display, processing, transmission and security of […]


Computers in the United States Introduction According to the Encyclopedia of the American Constitution, the "rapid advance of computer technology has drastically expanded our ability to store, analyze, and disseminate information. This development has implications for three areas of […]

Electronic Frontier Foundation

Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) in the United States The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is a group of people (lawyers, technologists, volunteers, and visionaries) who share a passionate commitment to defending digital information, innovation, and technology from attempts by […]

Online Radicalization

Online Radicalization in the United States Online Radicalization to Violent Extremism This entry focuses on how domestic and international extremists of all persuasions are using social media to promote their ideologies and what community policing strategies law enforcement can use to […]

Electronic Surveillance

Electronic Surveillance in the United States History of the Electronic Surveillance The history of relevant warrantless electronic surveillance is short. Electronic surveillance, without regard to its purpose, was not held to violate the Fourth Amendment until [a]fter the Supreme […]

Cyber Incident

Cyber Incident in the United States Presidential Memoranda Presidential Memoranda relating to the Federal Government Coordination Architecture for Significant Cyber Incidents (July 26, 2016): I. Scope This annex to PPD-41, United States Cyber Incident Coordination Policy, provides […]

Browsewrap Licenses

Browsewrap Licenses in the United States The latest development in mass-market end user license agreements (EULAs) is the socalled browsewrap agreement. It typically states that Internet users may not use a website unless they agree to the site’s terms of service. Mann and Siebeneicher […]

Internet Law

Internet Law in the United States PATRICIA L. BELLIA ET. AL. in CYBERLAW: PROBLEMS OF POLICY AND JURISPRUDENCE IN THE INFORMATION AGE (3d ed. 2007), notes that the Internet transforms basic assumptions about the nature of communication, knowledge, invention, information, sovereignty, […]


Cyberbullying in the United States Cyberbullying Laws By Barbara Kate Repa. She is a lawyer, writer, and editor in San Francisco. In today’s world of instant communication, bullying has gone beyond the schoolyard: Students have virtually unlimited ways to be mean. New Sate laws attempt to […]

Safe Harbor

Safe Harbor in the United States In the ordinary course of business, American companies operating abroad collect, store, use and transmit certain types of information that are subject to different laws and regulations. In particular, data security and data protection laws and regulations that […]


CAN-SPAM Act in the United States The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, and gives recipients the right to have you stop emailing them, and spells out tough penalties for violations. Despite its name, the […]

Protect IP Act

Protect IP Act in the United States In an effort to protest and raise awareness of two bills introduced by United States government representatives, the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and Protect IP Act (PIPA), popular websites like Wikipedia and approximately 7,000 other sites in January […]

Law Dictionaries

Law Dictionaries in the United States A Dictionary of Law Enforcement Oxford Dictionary of Law Hein Online, Dictionary of Jurisprudence Legal Latin Australian Law Dictionary (Oxford Reference Online) LexisNexis AU •Australian Legal Words and Phrases •Butterworths Encyclopaedic […]


Botnet in the United States Outline of the Problem Botnets will continue to be an issue: Any vulnerable host can become a bot; and there will always be vulnerable hosts The source of a Botnet will be difficult to determine Without accountability it is impossible to identify the […]

Website Terms Of Use

Website Terms Of Use in the United States Website operators can reduce risk by carefully implementing terms of service. Terms and Conditions By Aaron Rubin. He is a Morrison & Foerster partner, based in San Francisco. He co-edits the firm’s Socially Aware blog and newsletter, to which San […]

Online Harassment

Online Harassment in the United States Cyberbullying and Harassment Cyberbullying and Harassment include online threats, harassment, and negative comments, and also stalking through emails, websites, social networks and text messages. Bullying and Harassment It can involve verbal abuse […]


Google in the United States The Google Gmail Case A class action in San Jose challenges Google’s scanning of email content to gather personally identifiable information. Google says its policies are clear, and users should just get over it. Not only does the case (see below) have profound […]

Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act

Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act in the United States by Pamela MacLean. The federal Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act expands its reach. Using digital cookies, global positioning, and online behavioral advertising, companies can locate children while they use mobile […]

In Re DoubleClick, Inc. Privacy Litigation, 154 F. Supp. 2d 497

In Re DoubleClick, Inc. Privacy Litigation, 154 F. Supp. 2d 497 (S.D.N.Y. 2001) in the United States This is a Third Party Cookie Collection case. See Cookies legal issues. Background of In Re DoubleClick, Inc. Privacy Litigation This case was a multidistrict consolidated class […]

Law global results of the 200 top searches in Google

Law global results of the 200 top searches in Google in the United States If you has ever thinking about which are the accompanying phrases of the top search in google with the word law, without the websites, here they are: “Bound by Law translates law into plain English and abstract […]