International & China

Updated October 2006


Who Controls the Internet?  Illusions of a Borderless World, (Oxford U. Press 2006).



Intellectual Property, Innovation, & Decentralized Decisions, 92 Va. L. Rev. 123 (2006). How does the assignment of property rights affect industry decision-making?

Copyright's Communications Policy, 103 Mich. L. Rev. 278 (2005). Copyright's relationship with innovation is it's greatest challenge in the 21st century.

Copyright's Authorship Policy, (early draft). Can copyright inspire multiple modes of authorship at once?  

When Code Isn't Law, 89 Virginia L. Rev. 679 (2003).
The use of code to resist the enforcement of law.



Why Have a Telecommunications Law? , 5 J. Telecom. & High Tech 15 (2006). On the use of anti-discrimination rules in telecommunications law.

The Broadband Debate, A User's Guide, 3 J. Telecom. & High Tech 69 (2004). The deeper questions behind the fight over broadband.

Network Neutrality, Broadband Discrimination, 2 J. Telecom. & High Tech 141 (2003). The idea of network neutrality, and an empirical depiction of broadband discrimination.

Network Neutrality, FCC CS Docket 02-52(with Lawrence Lessig) (PDF). Why a network neutrality regime encourages market competition.


International & China

The World Trade Law of Internet Filtering, 7 Chi J Intl L 263 (2006). When does filtering the internet violate international trade law?

When Do American Judges Enforce Treaties?, Va. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2007). Just when have American judges enforced treaties?

China's Network Justice, draft (with Benjamin Liebman) China's judges are using the internet in new ways.

Copyright and the Treaty Power (early draft available on request). Can treaty copyright overcome the limits of statutory copyright?  

The Doctrine of Command Responsibility and Its Analogues in United States Law, 38 Harv. Int'l L.J. 272 (1997). (with Jonathan Kang).



Book review:  Ruling the Root, Technology & Culture (2003)

When Law and the Internet First Met, 3 Green Bag 2d 171 (2000)

Application-Centered Internet Analysis, 85 Virginia L. Rev. 1165 (1999)

Cyberspace Sovereignty?  The Internet and the International System, 10 J. L. & Tech. (1997)

MPLS VPNs Reopen Switch/Routing Debate EETimes, Oct. 18, 2001