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Reuben Grinberg, Note, Bitcoin: An Innovative Alternative Digital Currency, 4 Hastings Sci. & Tech. L.J. 159 (2012). (This is the required reading only because it’s short and easy to understand, relatively speaking. The first two articles in the Additional Reading list would be more rewarding if you’re interested in the subject.)
Joshua A.T. Fairfield, Bitproperty, 88 S. Cal. L. Rev. 805 (2015).
Kevin V. Tu & Michael W. Meredith, Rethinking Virtual Currency Regulation in the Bitcoin Age, 90 Wash. L. Rev. 271 (2015).
Matthew Kien-Meng Ly, Note, Coining Bitcoin’s “Legal-Bits”: Examining the Regulatory Framework for Bitcoin and Virtual Currencies, 27 Harv. J.L. & Tech. 587 (2014).
Carl Kaminski, Online Peer-to-Peer Payments: Paypal Primes the Pump, Will Banks Follow?, 7 N.C.
Banking Inst. 375 (2003). Homework:
What’s “Bank 3.0”? Why are Taiwanese banks suddenly racing toward Bank 3.0? What legal issues might arise from such endeavors?
Ali M. Stoeppelwerth, Antitrust Issues Associated With the Sale of E-Books and Other Digital Content, 25-SPG Antitrust 69 (2011).
U.S. v. Apple, 952 F.Supp.2d 638 (2d Cir. 2015).
Book House of Stuyvesant Plaza Inc. et al. v. Amazon.com Inc. et al., 985 F.Supp.2d 612 (S.D.N.Y. 2013).
Capitol Records, LLC v. ReDigi Inc., 934 F.Supp.2d 640 (S.D.N.Y. 2013).
Niva Elkin-Koren, The Changing Nature of Books and the Uneasy Case for Copyright, 79 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. 1712 (2011).
Nicola F. Sharpea & Olufunmilayo B Arewa, Is Apple Playing Fair? Navigating the Ipod Fairplay Drm Controversy, 5 Nw. J. Tech. & Intell. Prop. 332 (2007).
. Special Presentation:
What’s wrong with U.S. v. Apple?, by 芊儒.
Prometheus Radio Project v. FCC, 652 F.3d 431 (3d. Cir. 2011).
Prometheus Radio Project v. FCC, 373 F.3d 372 (3d. Cir. 2004).
Sheila Coronel, Steve Coll, Derek Kravitz,
Rolling Stone and UVA: The Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism Report, Rolling Stone (Apr. 5, 2015). Kevin Picciau,
Possibility of Axel Springer’s Purchase of ProSiebenSat.1 Reexamined, INA GLOBAL (2010). Matt Getz, Note,
“Drowned in Advertising Chatter”: The Case for Regulating Ad Time on Television, 94 Geo. L.J. 1229 (2006). 蔡昉潔，論跨媒體合併行為之管制以民主機能之健全為中心，中央大學產經所碩士論文 (2014).
Why are (some) people still objecting to the 遠傳中嘉購併案 since there is no Chinese capital involved?
Verizon v. FCC, 740 F.3d 623 (D.C. Cir. 2014).
Douglas C. Sicker & Lisa Blumensaadt, Misunderstanding the Layered Model(s), 4 J. Telecomm. & High Tech. L. 299 (2006). (The Westlaw version doesn’t have graphs; get it from HeinOnline.)
Tim Wu & Christopher S. Yoo, Keeping the Internet Neutral?: Tim Wu and Christopher Yoo Debate, 59 Fed. Comm. L.J. 575 (2007).
Adam Thierer, The Perils of Classifying Social Media Platforms as Public Utilities, 21 CommLaw Conspectus 249 (2013).
Susan P. Crawford, The Internet and the Project of Communications Law, 55 UCLA L. Rev. 359 (2007).
RFC3724 – The Rise of the Middle and the Future of End-to-End.
Christopher S. Yoo, Network Neutrality and the Economics of Congestion, 94 Geo. L.J. 1847 (2006).
張民萱，頻譜資源分配之政策 ─以開放模式為目標，中央大學產經所碩士論文 (2013).
Please comment on the ongoing “must-carry” controversy in Taiwan.
Christopher M. Fairman, Institutionalized Word Taboo: The Continuing Saga of FCC Indecency Regulation, 2013 Mich. St. L. Rev. 567 (2013). (Read at least Part II – IV.)
EU Audiovisual Media Services Directive. (Read parts related to
Protection of Minors.) FCC consumer guide on “
Obscene, Indecent, and Profane Broadcasts“. Important Cases:
FCC v. Fox Television Stations, Inc., 567 US __, 132 S. Ct. 2307 (2012).
FCC v. Fox Television Stations, Inc., 556 U.S. 502 (2009).
Reno v. ACLU, 521 U.S. 844 (1997).
FCC v. Pacifica Foundation, 438 U.S. 726 (1978).
Miller v. California, 413 U.S. 15 (1973).
Cohen v. California, 403 U.S. 15, 26 (1970).
Lili Levi, “Smut and Nothing but”: The FCC, Indecency, and Regulatory Transformations in the Shadows, 16 UCLA Ent. L. Rev. 1 (2013).
Kristin L. Rakowski, Branding as an Antidote to Indecency Regulation, 16 UCLA Ent. L. Rev. 1 (2009). John C. Quale & Malcolm J. Tuesley, Space, the Final Frontier–Expanding FCC Regulation of Indecent Content onto Direct Broadcast Satellite, 60 Fed. Comm. L.J. 37 (2007).
Adam Thierer, Why Regulate Broadcasting? Toward a Consistent First Amendment Standard for the Information Age, 15 CommLaw Conspectus 431 (2007).
What is your opinion about our current Internet content regulation?
New York Times Co. v. Sullivan, 376 U.S. 254 (1964) (read the syllabus at least). Ming-Li Wang, The Fourth Estate Under Siege: The Making of a Democratic Institution and Its Pressing Challenges, 7 Nat’l Taiwan U. L. Rev. 385 (2012).
Gertz v. Robert Welch, Inc., 418 U.S. 323 (1974).
Hustler Magazine v. Falwell, 485 U.S. 46 (1988).
Milkovich v. Lorain Journal, 497 U.S. 1 (1990).
David A. Anderson, Freedom of the Press, 80 Tex. L. Rev. 429 (2002).
What is “the right to reply”? Should it be made an expansive legal right against abusive news media?