[12/10] Open Source Economics and Law

Reading:

  • Steven Weber, The Success of Open Source, ch. 7.
  • Lawrence Lessig, Remix, ch. 9.

(You may try to split the reading among yourselves if it’s too much.)

Additional Reading:

  • Lawrence Lessig, Remix, ch. 10.
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[cyberlaw] 11/12 E-Commerce

Reading:

  • Amelia H. Boss, The Evolution of Commercial Law Norms: Lessons to Be Learned from Electronic Commerce, 34 Brook. J. Int’l L. 673 (2009).
  • Youseph Farah, Electronic Contracts and Information Society Services Under the E-commerce Directive, 12 No. 12 J. Internet L. 3 (2009). (Skim the 1st part.)

Additional reading:

  • Thomas J. Smedinghoff, The Seven Legal Requirements for Creating Enforceable Electronic Contracts (2005). (Google it.)
  • Margaret Jane Radin, Humans, Computers, and Binding Commitment, 75 Ind. L.J. 1125 (2000).
  • Jean Braucher, The Failed Promise of the UCITA Mass-Market Concept and Its Lessons for Policing of Standard Form Contracts, 7 J. Small & Emerging Bus. L. 393 (2003).
2009#  Thomas J. Smedinghoff, The Seven Legal Requirements for Creating Enforceable Electronic Contracts (2005).
# Margaret Jane Radin, Humans, Computers, and Binding Commitment, 75 Ind. L.J. 1125 (2000).