The GigaLaw Guide to Internet Law

The GigaLaw Guide to Internet Law

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"This beautifully written text teaches its subject well. It is an excellent introduction for both beginner and expert alike."

    -- Stanford Law School Professor Lawrence Lessig; Author, The Future of Ideas

"I read this book from cover to cover. The examples of case law are of enormous illustrative value. Some of the examples will raise your blood pressure (well, mine went up several notches, anyway). Well worth the time to read!"

    -- Vint Cerf, Chairman of the Board, Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)

"The GigaLaw Guide to Internet Law is a great learning tool for anyone who wants to more completely understand the complexities of Internet law. Doug Isenberg breaks down the legal vernacular and shows the reader not only potential pitfalls, but offers readers proactive steps to protect themselves from the outset."

    -- Michael Robertson, CEO of; former CEO of

"Doug Isenberg is the authority on all issues regarding Internet law. His insight is exceptional, his experience unsurpassed. This book is both a reference work and a bible, enlightening and showing the way -- a quintessential, all-encompassing manuscript for both the novice and the veteran. If you don't buy this book, borrow it from a friend and don't give it back."

    -- Marc Adler, Chairman and CEO, Macquarium Intelligent Communications

"The GigaLaw Guide to Internet Law is a comprehensive reference that belongs on the desk of anyone with a presence on the Internet. The case study format utilized by the book presents otherwise tedious information in an accessible manner that keeps the interest of the reader."

    -- Jacqueline M. Daspit, Patent Counsel, Lexmark International

"A lively, informative, and extremely readable reference book that covers all the hot Internet issues. A treasure trove of information that is a relief to find, a pleasure to read, and a snap to apply to dozens of your most pressing Internet legal questions."

    -- Carol Darr, Director of the Institute for Politics, Democracy & the Internet

"Internet law is becoming vitally important not only to Internet companies, but to everyone, including traditional brick-and-mortar businesses of every size. As companies increasingly interact electronically with their customers, potential customers, partners, investors, employees and others, they need to know about all of the legal issues discussed in detail in The GigaLaw Guide to Internet Law. This indispensable book provides easy-to-read yet comprehensive information that lawyers and businesspeople alike must understand to succeed."

    -- Robert Ball, Vice President Business Development, Akamai Technologies

"In The GigaLaw Guide to Internet Law, Doug Isenberg pulls off the toughest hat trick in legal writing -- he and his contributing authors map out the legal landscape of cyberspace in language accessible and friendly to lay readers, provide a comprehensive guide to lawyers who want to gain a quick grasp of cyberlaw, and they do all this with scholarly care for accuracy and precision."

    -- Mike Godwin, Staff Counsel, Center for Democracy & Technology; Author, Cyber Rights: Defending Free Speech in the Digital Age

"This is an interesting and thorough narrative of one of the most important areas of law and public policy today. The intellectual property sections, in particular, highlight the controversies and the challenges at the intersection of intellectual property and cyberspace in a highly readable way."

    -- Q. Todd Dickinson, Partner, Howrey Simon Arnold & White; Former Undersecretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office

"The GigaLaw Guide to Internet Law provides a thorough review of key aspects of the law ranging from protecting copyrights online, to privacy, to combating hate on the Internet. It is a particularly welcome resource."

    -- Robert Holleyman, President & CEO, Business Software Alliance

"Doug Isenberg has given us the most comprehensive and scholarly review of the legislation and litigation affecting intellectual property and rights in cyberspace. As the Internet hornbook, this work is indispensable to attorneys, policy makers, researchers, and, I submit, will be referred to by more judges than the parties will ever know. The GigaLaw Guide to Internet Law is the 'Blackstone's Commentaries' of the computer age."

    -- Bruce A. Taylor, President & Chief Counsel, National Law Center for Children and Families