Note to Students

I The New Age

1 Introduction

(a) A National Network in the Global Village: U.S. Policy Goals for an International Network

Ann Hollifield and Thomas A. McCain

(b) Cyberspace: A New Frontier For Fighting Words

Sanjiv N. Singh

(c) Virtual Exit in the Global Information Economy

Dan L. Burk

(d) The Internet Is Changing International Law

Henry H. Perrit

(e) “Chaos Prevailing on Every Continent”: Towards a New Theory of Decentralized Decision-Making in Complex Systems

David G. Post and David R. Johnson

(f) E-commerce and the Problem of Projection

Gordon Graham

(g) Democracy, Social Space, and the Internet

Andrea Slane

(h) New Frontiers

Vawn Himmelsbach

(i) Internet Studies: The Foundations of a Transformative Field

William H. Dutton

 

II Interdisciplinary Perspectives

2 An Overview

(a) Introduction: Going Into the (Virtual) Field

Peter Lyman and Nina Wakeford

(b) A Roadmap for Interdisciplinary Research on the Internet of Things: Social Sciences

William Dutton

 

3 Economic

(a) Lochner in Cyberspace: The New Economic Orthodoxy of “Rights and Management”

Julie E. Cohen

(b) Economic Effects of E-commerce

Frans Suijker

(c) Economics and Electronic Commerce

Severin Borenstein and Garth Saloner

(d) Internet Retailing: the Past, the Present and the Future

Neil F. Doherty and Fiona Ellis-Chadwick

(e) Internet/e-Business Technologies Acceptance in Canada’s SMEs: An Exploratory Investigation

Princely Ifinedo

 

4 Geography

(a) Towards Geographies of Cyberspace

Robert M. Kitchin.

(b) Globalization, the Internet Economy, and Canada

Donald G. Janelle

(c) Perceived Risks and Customer Needs of Geographical Accessibility in Electronic Commerce

Sung-Eui Cho

 

5 Sociology

(a) Technological Diffusion or Cultural Imperialism? Measuring the Information Revolution

R. Alan Hedley

(b) Social Implications of the Internet

Paul DiMaggio, Eszter Hargittai, W. Russell Neuman, and John P. Robinson

(c) The Income Digital Divide: Trends and Predictions for Levels of Internet Use

Steven P. Martin and John P. Robinson

(d) Societal Impact and Legal Issues

George Takach

(e) E-commerce and Socio-economic Development: Conceptualizing the Link

Richard Boateng, Richard Heeks, Alemayehu Molla, and Robert Hinson

(f) Emerging Contours of a New Internet World: Shifting Patterns of Adoption, Attitudes and Behavior

William H. Dutton, Soumitra Dutta, and Ginette Law

 

6 Psychological

(a) The Self-Organization of the Internet and Changing Modes of Thought

Isabela Granic and Alex V. Lamey

(b) E-(Embodied) Knowledge and E-Commerce: How Physiological Factors Affect On-line Sales of Experiential Products

José Antonio Rosa and Alan J. Malter

(c) Psychological Elements Explaining the Consumer’s Adoption and Use of a Website Recommendation System: A Theoretical Framework Proposal

Francisco J. Martínez-López, Inma Rodríguez-Ardura, Juan Carlos Gázquez-Abad,

Manuel J. Sánchez-Franco, and Claudia C. Cabal

(d) Exploring the Continuance Intentions of Consumers for B2C Online Shopping: Perspectives of Fairness and Trust

Yen-Ting Chen and Tsung-Yu Chou

 

7 Political

(a) From the Streets to the Internet: The Cyber-Diffusion of Contention

Jeffrey M. Ayres

(b) The Fifth Estate Emerging through the Network of Networks

William H. Dutton

(c) Electronic Commerce: Issues for the South

A. Didar Singh

(d) Political Change in the Digital Age: The Fragility and Promise of Online Organizing

Bruce Etling, Robert Faris, and John Palfrey

(e) Weblogs, Traditional Sources Online and Political Participation: An Assessment of How the Internet Is Changing the Political Environment

Homero Gil de Zúñiga, Eulàlia Puig-I-Abril, and Hernando Rojas

 

8 Statistical

(a) Note

(b) Statistical Challenges in eCommerce: Modeling Dynamic and Networked Data

Wolfgang Jank, Galit Shmueli, Mayukh Dass, Inbal Yahav, and Shu Zhang

(c) Statistical Challenges in Internet Advertising

Deepak Agarwal

(d) How Has E-Commerce Research Advanced Understanding of the Offline World?

Chris Forman and Avi Goldfarb

(e) The Ipsos Canadian inter@ctive Reid Report: 2012 Fact Guide

Ipsos Reid.

 

III Regulation

9 Background

(a) America’s Adventures in Cyberland

B.S. Schweiger

(b) Personal Jurisdiction and the World-Wide Web: Bits (and Bytes) of

Minimum Contacts

D. Thatch

(c) Cyberspace as/and Space

Julie E. Cohen

 

10 Regulatory Issues

(a) Law and Borders — The Rise of Law in Cyberspace

David R. Johnson and David G. Post

(b) The Zones of Cyberspace

Lawrence Lessig

(c) The Advantages of Consistent Standards in Internet Regulations

Steven R. Salbu

(d) Developing A Model for Understanding the Internet’s Effect on Economic Regulation

Michael A. Geist.

(e) Controlling Illicit Behavior in Cyberspace

B.S. Schweiger .

(f) Can Self-regulation Satisfy the Transnational Requisite of Successful Internet Regulation?

Joseph A. Cannataci and Jeanne Pia Mifsud Bonnici

(g) The Role of Law in the Governance of the Internet

Christoph Engel

(h) Net-Neutrality Regulation in Canada: Assessing the CRTC’s Statutory Competency to Regulate the Internet

Jeff Miller

(i) Minnesota Mom Owes $1.92 Million for Downloading Songs

Joe Bosso

 

11 Practical Application

(a) Note

(b) BMG Canada Inc. v. John Doe

Federal Court of Canada (Trial Division)

(c) Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada v. Bell Canada

Supreme Court of Canada

(d) Reference re Broadcasting Act

Supreme Court of Canada

 

IV Jurisdiction

12 Background

(a) Canadian Conflict of Laws

J.-G. Castel

(b) Personal Jurisdiction

Gwenn M. Kalow

(c) Internet Contacts and Forum Notice: A Formula for Personal Jurisdiction

D.L. McCarty

(d) Internet Libel and Jurisdiction Issues

George Takach

 

13 Cases

(a) Zippo Manufacturing Company v. Zippo Dot Com, Inc.

U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania

(b) Inset Systems Inc. v. Instruction Set, Inc.

U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut

(c) Maritz Inc. v. Cybergold Inc.

U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Missouri, Eastern Division.

(d) CompuServe, Inc. v. Patterson

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

(e) Cybersell, Inc. v. Cybersell Inc.

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

(f) Bensusan Restaurant Corporation v. King

U.S. District Court for The Southern District of New York

(g) Braintech v. Kostiuk

B.C. Court of Appeal

(h) Perfect 10, Inc. v. Google, Inc.

Federal Court of Canada

(i) Breeden v. Black

Supreme Court of Canada .

(j) Bousquet v. Acer America Corporation (Canada)

Court of Quebec (Practice Division)

 

V Domain Name

14 Background

(a) Eminent Domain Names: The Struggle to Gain Control of the Internet Domain Name System

G. Peter Albert, Jr.

 

15 Traditional Approach

(a) British Telecommunications plc v. One in a Million Ltd.

England and Wales Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

(b) Judicial Involvement in Domain Name Disputes in Canada

R. Lynn Campbell.

 

16 A New Approach

(a) CIRA Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy — Version 1.3

Canadian Internet Registration Authority

(b) CIRA Domain Name Dispute Resolution Rules — Version 1.4

Canadian Internet Registration Authority

(c) Let Go of My Dot-ca: Using the CDRP in the Fight Against Cybersquatting

Melissa Beaumont.

 

17 Dispute Resolution Decisions

(a) Browne & Co. Ltd. v. Bluebird Industries

Canadian Internet Registration Authority

(b) Julia Fiona Roberts v. Russell Boyd

World Intellectual Property Organization

(c) Rockport Boat Line (1994) Limited v. Gananoque Boat Line Ltd.

U.S. National Arbitration Forum

(d) Loblaws, Inc. v. PRESIDENTCHOICE.INC/PRESIDENTCHOICE.COM

ICANN Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution

(e) Royal Bank of Canada v. D3M DOMAIN SALES

(royalbankonline.com)

ICANN Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution

(f) Acrobat Construction/Entreprise Management Inc. v. 1550507

Ontario Inc.

Canadian Internet Registration Authority

(g) Coca-Cola Ltd. v. Amos B. Hennan

Canadian Internet Registration Authority.

(h) Air Products Canada Ltd./Prodair Canada Ltée v. Index Quebec Inc.

Canadian Internet Registration Authority

(i) Independent Order of Foresters v. Noredu Enterprises Canada Inc.

Canadian Internet Registration Authority.

(j) Google, Inc. v. Richard Wolfe

U.S. National Arbitration Forum

(k) Globe Media International Corporation v. Bonfire Development Inc.

Canadian Internet Registration Authority

(l) The Bank of Nova Scotia v. Working Word Co-operative Ltd.

World Intellectual Property Organization

(m) Ryerson University v. MetCap Living Management Inc.

Canadian Internet Registration Authority

 

18 New Issues for Domain Name Dispute Resolution

(a) Note .

(b) Black v. Molson Canada

Ontario Superior Court of Justice

(c) Judicial Involvement in Domain Name Disputes in Canada (Continued)

R. Lynn Campbell

(d) Tucows.Com Co. v. Lojas Renner S.A.

Ontario Court of Appeal

 

VI Local Functional Issues

19 Government Support

(a) E-Commerce in Canada: Pursuing the Promise

Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology

(b) Individual Internet Use and E-commerce

Statistics Canada

(c) Canada’s Digital Economy Strategy: Toward an Openness Framework

Michael Geist.

(d) The Canadian Intellectual Property Regime

Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology

(e) Innovation

The Conference Board of Canada

 

20 Contract Issues

(a) Electronic Contracts Under Canadian Law — A Practical Guide

Bradley J. Freedman

(b) Ensuring the Success of Contract Formation in Agent-Mediated Electronic Commerce

Ian R. Kerr

(c) IBM ServicePac Maintenance Service Agreement

(d) Just One Click: The Reality of Internet Retail Contracting

Ronald J. Mann and Travis Siebeneicher

(e) Online Contract Formation: Taking Technological Infrastructure Seriously

Joseph Savirimuthu

(f) ProCD, Incorporated v. Zeidenberg

U.S. Court of Appeals

(g) Hill v. Gateway 2000, Inc.

U.S. Court of Appeals

(h) Rudder v. Microsoft Corp.

Ontario Superior Court of Justice.

(i) Total E-com Home Delivery Inc. v. Smith

Nova Scotia Supreme Court

 

21 Consumer Issues

A. Privacy

(a) Note

(b) The Evolution of Consumer Privacy Law: How Privacy by Design can Benefit from Insights in Commercial Law and Standardization

Muharem Kianiejf

(c) Regulating the Cloud: A Comparative Analysis of the Current and Proposed Privacy Frameworks in Canada and the European Union

David Krebs

(d) York University v. Bell Canada Enterprises

Ontario Superior Court of Justice.

(e) Warman v. Fournier

Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Divisional Court)

B. Spam

(f) Note

(g) Spam Legislation in Canada: Federalism, Freedom of Expression and the Regulation of the Internet

Karen Ng

(h) A Call for Action: The Need for Canadian Spam Legislation

Perry Cheung

(i) FISA: Legal Obligations and Business Strategies

Constantinos Ragas

(j) PIPEDA Case Summary #2005-319: ISP’s Anti-spam

Measures Questioned

C. Copyright

(k) Note

(l) Copyright Law for the Digital World: An Evaluation of Reform Proposals

Nathan Irving

(m) Join the Club: The Implications of the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement’s Enforcement Measures for Canadian Copyright Law

Elizabeth F. Judge and Saleh Al-Sharieh

(n) Bill C-11 — Canada’s “New and Improved” Copyright Act

J. Aidan O’Neill and Ariel A. Thomas.

 

Conclusion