Important Internet Case Law Decisions

BitLaw contains hypertext versions of the most important recent court cases dealing with the Internet. This document contains a brief summary of the recent cases, and links to those cases that have been added to BitLaw. Indexes are also available for copyright related cases.

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Free Speech.

ACLU v. Reno (Supreme Court 1997)
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and several other parties sued Janet Reno as Attorney General, arguing that the Communications Decency Act (CDA) is an unconstitutional burden on free speech over the Internet. The Supreme Court held the statute to be unconstitutional.