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Volumes 1 - 5 were published under the journal name "Shidler Journal of Law, Commerce + Technology".

Volume 1

Issue 3 Summer 2005

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9 Will Wi-Fi Make Your Private Network Public? Wardriving, Criminal and Civil Liability, and the Security Risks of Wireless Networks

Wireless networking is growing in popularity because it is often cheaper and more convenient than other computer networking systems. Wireless networks, however, are also very hard to secure. Locating insecure wireless networks and advertising their locations is an activity known as “wardriving.” Exploiting the vulnerability of a wireless network to hack into the computer system or to monitor the wireless transmissions can give rise to liability under federal felony and misdemeanor statutes, as well as federal civil liability and liability under state law private causes of action. When introducing wireless networking into business information systems, system administrators should use all possible care to secure the network, and IT policies and practices should be updated to make sure that wireless networking risks that cannot be eliminated through technology are managed prudently.

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Anita Ramasastry, Jane K. Winn and Peter Winn
10 Safe Harbor Agreement - Boon or Bane?

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Sylvia Mercado Kierkegaard
11 A Few Degrees off the Mark: Miniature Missteps that Can Render the Safe Harbors of the DMCA Inaccessible

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Nicole J. Nyman
12 Pop Goes The Trademark? Competitive Advertising on the Internet

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Kendall Bodden

Issue 2 Winter 2005

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5 Tax Implications of Using Out-of-State Computer Servers

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Paula K. Royalty
6 Tangible Cash for an Intangible Loss? Insurance Coverage for Damage or Loss of Third-Party Data

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Kendall Bodden
7 Risky Business: What Must Employers Do to Shield Against Liability for Employee Wrongdoings in the Internet Age?

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Nicole J. Nyman
8 When Invisible Electronic Ink Leaves Red Faces: Tactical, Legal and Ethical Consequences of the Failure to Remove Metadata

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Jembaa Cole

Issue 1 Spring 2004

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1 When is a Phone Call Not a Phone Call? Legal Issues Arising From Business Use of VoIP

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Paula K. Royalty
2 Oops! The Legal Consequences Of and Solutions To Online Pricing Errors

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Benjamin Groebner
3 CAN Law Firms SPAM?

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Kevin Michael
4 Not Child's Play: Compliance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule

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Kristin Bryant