Is Cyberlaw/Is not Cyberlaw

July 1, 2002

WSJ: The Hot New Field of Cyberlaw Is Just Hokum, Skeptics Argue

The skeptics start by questioning the very existence of cyberspace, which they say is no more real than a "phone space" involving all the people on the telephone at a given time. They go on to argue that something happening online shouldn't be treated any differently by the law than if it occurred on Main Street.

Harvard Law School seems to think there may be something to this field. Dan Gillmor and Donna Wentworth are blogging the Internet Law Program from Cambridge.

Posted by Andrew Raff at July 1, 2002 04:17 PM
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