Old Laws & New Technology
MGM Studios Inc. v. Grokster, Ltd (2005)
Ruling that the providers of software that designed to enable “file-sharing” of copyrighted works may be held liable for the copyright infringement that takes place using that software.
Kyllo v. United States (2001)
Decision that the use of thermal imaging, or the radiation of heat, from a person's home, is considered a search requiring a warrant under the Fourth Amendment.
United States v. American Library Association (2003)
Decision that Congress has the authority to require public schools and libraries to censor internet content in order to receive federal funding.