The Problem of Perspective in Internet Law

  title={The Problem of Perspective in Internet Law},
  author={Orin S. Kerr},
  journal={Georgetown Law Journal},
  • Orin S. Kerr
  • Published 18 May 2002
  • Business, Law
  • Georgetown Law Journal
This article shows how many disputes within Internet law are rooted in a common problem, the problem of perspective. Whenever we apply law to the Internet, we must first choose a perspective from which to model the facts of the Internet. Do we follow reality or virtual reality? We can adopt a user's internal perspective, and view the Internet as the virtual world of cyberspace, or else we can adopt an external perspective and view the Internet as a physical network. The article explains how the… 

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