Ideally, a paper for this course should explore both legal and technological issues associated with some relevant question. The following are intended as possible examples; feel free to invent one of your own.
Is ITAR Constitutional? Is it enforceable?
Clipper 1, 2, 3?: Is there a constitutional (and politically and technologically viable) way of controlling encryption?
Encryption, and the Fifth Amendment--can you refuse to give the police your password?
Protecting Intellectual Property on the Net: Law or Technology?
Viruses: Facts and law
Stealing a penny from everyone: Networked threats and defenses
The Legal System in a World of Strong Privacy
Can Hubert Humphrey police the Internet?
Does Cyberspace Need Its Own Laws?
Norms of the Net: How are They Enforced, Do They Work?
Cyberpunk: Does SF Get the Legal Issues Right? (True Names, Snowcrash, Trouble and Her Friends, ...)
The Church of Scientology vs anon.penet.fi
Can pornography be regulated on the Internet: Legal and technical issues.
Filtering software--legal and technical issues
Obscenity and Harassment: Can Private Solutions Work?
Who Has Jurisdiction in Cyberspace?
Should Computer Intrusions be Crimes or Torts?
Cyberterrorism: Threat or Wet Firecracker?
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