Three volumes, updated by pocket parts. Provides extensive, scholarly analysis of laws and policies relating to new media, the Internet, Direct Broadcasting Satellite, etc., including the Telecommunications Act of 1996. It also examines the key constitutional, statutory, and administrative provisions governing communications in the United States. Provides extensive citations to judicial and administrative decisions.
Loose-leaf for updating. Surveys federal and state laws, court decisions, and FCC regulations affecting cable television systems, cable networks, and cable's competitors, such as DBS. Includes coverage of issues such as cable Internet services; content regulation; horizontal and vertical ownership; franchise transfers; pole attachments for information services; rate regulation; broadcast signal carriage; effective competition; subscriber privacy rights; and theft of service.
This treatise covers all aspects of the law surrounding digital communications, including taxation, privacy, civil litigation, intellectual property, cross-border commerce and more. This volume covers tweeting, using Facebook and e-mail, to name just a few of the forms of digital communications.