Bridging the gap between the legal,  public and Internet communities.  


Defending your interest -- Protecting your rights.
With a new medium, the Internet, come new laws confusing even to those who understand its nuances. 

Fanlaw will attempt to bridge the gap by educating and discussing laws, current cases and issues that are of importance to Fan-Fiction and Internet communities.  The emphasis will be on using "plain English" as often as possible, rather than "legalese," in order to facilitate dissemination and discussion of information.


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What is the Child Online Protection Act (COPA)?

About the Child Online Protection Act (CIPA).

What is the Identity Theft Penalty Enhancement Act, (ITPEA)?


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Interviews with the legal minds, writers, companies, legislators and others who play a role in the development and interpretation of Intellectual Property, Fraud, Privacy and other issues of interest to Internet communities.


This site was last updated:   Monday, January 3, 2005


FanLaw.Org Articles

Cease and Desist Letters

Defining pornography in the U.S.

Identity Theft Penalty Enhancement Act, (ITPEA) what it means for you.

Shopping on the Internet.  Is it safe?

Child Pornography - The harm, ways of identifying it and avoiding it.

Linking to websites/pages and materials.  Is there a problem?

Identity Theft - What you should know.

Privacy on the Internet - It's all in the fine print.

Online Fraud - When the best deal, isn't in your best interest

Ask the right questions: A legal introspective of new technologically driven evidence.

Legal News Habeas Petition Dismissal Limited Where Merit Is Seen

Findlaw: British Co. Claims Hyperlink Patent

Findlaw: Supreme Court Looks at School Voucher Issue



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