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Internet Gambling

Volume 2, Issue 1 (Jun 2012)

The gambling industry is one of the most lucrative forms of entertainment in America today. Revenues from gambling in 1998 were greater than those earned from recorded music, theme parks, video games, spectator sports, and movie tickets combined. There appears to be no end in sight to the popularity of gambling in America, as gaming

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Beau Thompson, Note, Internet Gambling, 2 N.C. J.L. & Tech. 81 (2001), available http://ncjolt.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/12_12NCJLTech812000-2001.pdf.

The Evolving Law of Ideas in Girl Friends Productions, Inc. v. ABC, Inc.

Volume 2, Issue 1 (Jun 2012)

This Note discusses recent developments in the law of protection of ideas. The present law of protection of ideas differs from state to state. The range in protection theories results from the conflicting goal of protecting one’s “property” from theft and the belief that ideas should be in the public domain. Courts have vied with

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Jennifer J. Miller, Note, The Evolving Law of Ideas in Girl Friends Productions, Inc. v. ABC, Inc., 2 N.C. J.L. & Tech. 67 (2001), available at http://ncjolt.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/11_12NCJLTech672000-2001.pdf.

Nader’s Traders vs. State Regulators: Examining the Controversy over Internet Vote Swapping in the 2000 Presidential Election

Volume 2, Issue 1 (Jun 2012)

Vote swappers nationwide organized during the 2000 campaign to cast their presidential ballots strategically within the Electoral College system. Their mission: help Vice President Al Gore win enough states to take the presidency while ensuring that Ralph Nader received five percent of the popular vote, thus qualifying the Green Party for federal campaign funding in

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Brad Worley, Comment, Nader’s Traders vs. State Regulators: Examining the Controversy over Internet Vote Swapping in the 2000 Presidential Election, 2 N.C. J.L. & Tech. 32 (2001), available at http://ncjolt.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/10_12NCJLTech322000-2001.pdf.

Amazon.com: A Look at Patenting Computer Implemented Business Methods Following State Street

Volume 2, Issue 1 (Jun 2012)

Patent law will always be a unique crossover of the legal field with scientific and engineering disciplines. As computer technology takes its place in the landscape of civilization, patent law has had an increasingly difficult time keeping pace with the revolution. The parallel development of internet technology, particularly e-business, has further compounded the problem by

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James E. Landis, Recent Development, Amazon.com: A Look at Patenting Computer Implemented Business Methods Following State Street, 2 N.C. J.L. & Tech. 1 (2001), available at http://ncjolt.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/09_12NCJLTech12000-2001.pdf.

The TCPA: A Justification for the Prohibition of Spam in 2002?

Volume 3, Issue 2 (Jun 2012)

Statistics show that more and more Americans are using the World Wide Web, making the Internet an increasingly integral part of everyday life. Fifty-six percent of Americans now have Internet access and are using it for the exchange of text, images, video and sound. During the last six months of 2000, the number of American

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Cindy Rice, Article, The TCPA: A Justification for the Prohibition of Spam in 2002?, 3 N.C. J.L. & Tech. 375 (2002), available at http://ncjolt.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/22_3NCJLTech3752001-2002.pdf.

Provision of Legal and Medical Services on the Internet: Licensure and Ethical Considerations

Volume 3, Issue 2 (Jun 2012)

Not many years ago, a person needing medical or legal advice picked up the telephone and called a local professional, and often she made an appointment to see that professional in person. Today, telephone calls and in-person appointments are viewed by some as inefficient uses of time and energy, especially since with just a click

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Patti Dobbins, Article, Provision of Legal and Medical Services on the Internet: Licensure and Ethical Considerations, 3 N.C. J.L. & Tech. 353 (2002), available at http://ncjolt.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/21_3NCJLTech3532001-2002.pdf.

Keeping Children from the Internet’s ‘Red Light District’: Increased Regulation or Improved Technology?

Volume 3, Issue 2 (Jun 2012)

The Internet has revolutionized the world by providing virtually unlimited access to information and by creating a new medium for social interaction. While extremely advantageous, this unlimited access to information also leads to children being exposed to potentially harmful, sexually explicit material. With its vast number of sites, it is estimated that the World Wide

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Angela Marie Xenakis, Article, Keeping Children from the Internet’s ‘Red Light District’: Increased Regulation or Improved Technology?, 3 N.C. J.L. & Tech. 333 (2002), available at http://ncjolt.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/20_3NCJLTech3332001-2002.pdf.

Problem Patents: Is Reexamination Truly a Viable Alternative to Litigation?

Volume 3, Issue 2 (Jun 2012)

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) recently granted a number of “obvious” patents, which beg the question: is everything patentable? According to the Supreme Court in holding that an artificially-created, oil-eating bacteria was patentable, patentable subject matter consists of “anything under the sun made by man.” Although the Court’s definition of patentability appears

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Ashley Parker, Comment, Problem Patents: Is Reexamination Truly a Viable Alternative to Litigation?, 3 N.C. J.L. & Tech. 305 (2002), available at http://ncjolt.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/19_3NCJLTech3052001-2002.pdf.

Copyright Protection or Fan Loyalty—Must Entertainment Companies Choose? Alternate Solutions for Addressing Internet Fan Sites

Volume 3, Issue 2 (Jun 2012)

Imagine you’re an attorney for an entertainment company and one of your job responsibilities is to protect your company’s copyrights. The company has, among other valuable properties, a top-rated television series. You discover someone is making unauthorized use of copyrighted images and sound clips from the hit show. Following standard procedure, you send out a

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Jennifer C. Moore, Comment, Copyright Protection or Fan Loyalty—Must Entertainment Companies Choose? Alternate Solutions for Addressing Internet Fan Sites, 3 N.C. J.L. & Tech. 273 (2002), available at http://ncjolt.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/18_3NCJLTech2732001-2002.pdf.

Analysis of the Experimental Use Exception

Volume 3, Issue 2 (Jun 2012)

Undoubtedly, if you are reading this article, your life has been affected dramatically by inventions. You may be reading this on the printed page, thereby owing much of your enjoyment to the printing press. You could also be reading this from the screen of a computer, an invention that has more recently had a tremendous

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Gregory N. Pate, Analysis of the Experimental Use Exception, 3 N.C. J.L. & Tech. 253 (2002), available at http://ncjolt.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/17_3NCJLTech2532001-2002.pdf.

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