SIE 525: Book List

SIE 525 Information Systems Law

INFORMATION SYSTEMS LAW AND POLICY BOOK LIST 

This bibliography focuses primarily on books. Most sources listed are from the past five years. An annotated bibliography that describes the content of each book is available from the instructor.

 I. CYBERLAW / INTERNET LAW TEXTBOOKS AND OVERVIEW SOURCES

The textbooks and broad coverage resources in this section are openly available on the web for free use or the publisher may request a nominal charge.

(a) One high-quality low-cost textbook focused explicitly focused on Internet Law and appropriate for use in a law school context is:

Internet Law: Cases & Problems (Ninth Edition, 2019) 706 pages
James Grimmelmann
http://semaphorepress.com/InternetLaw_overview.html
Note: Suggested price is $30 for a downloadable pdf version and $65.50 for a bound version from Amazon.

(b) Free textbooks and references touching on aspects of information systems law germane to this course include those available from Open Textbook Library. See specifically https://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/subjects/law Suggested downloads might include:

American Contract Law for a Global Age (2017)
Mark Edwin Burge and Franklin G. Snyder
Texas A&M University School of Law
https://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/textbooks/american-contract-law-for-a-global-age

Intellectual Property: Law & the Information Society—Cases and Materials (2016)
James Boyle, Duke Law School and Jennifer Jenkins, Duke Law School
https://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/textbooks/intellectual-property-law-the-information-society-cases-and-materials

Torts: Cases and Contexts Volumes 1 and II (2016)
Eric E. Johnson, University of North Dakota School of Law
https://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/textbooks/torts-cases-and-contexts-volume-1
https://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/textbooks/torts-cases-and-contexts-volume-2

Regulation Compilation:
Federal Rules of Evidence (2016)
https://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/textbooks/federal-rules-of-evidence

Legislation Compilation:
United States Copyright Law (2014)
https://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/textbooks/united-states-copyright-law
Similar volumes exist for Patent and Trademark

(c) BITLAW: A Free Legal Resource Focusing on Intellectual Property (1996 -2019)

Daniel A. Tysver
https://www.bitlaw.com/
This source provides basic legal material in an introductory manner and is kept up-to-date.

II. CRIME AND SECURITY

The Perfect Weapon: War, Sabotage, and Fear in the Cyber Age (2018)
David E. Sanger

Click Here to Kill Everybody: Security and Survival in a Hyper-connected World (2018)
Bruce Schneier

AI Super-Powers: China, Silicon Valley, and the New World Order (2018)
Kai-Fu Lee

Dark Territory: The Secret History of Cyber War (2016)
Fred Kaplan

Cyberspies: The Secret History of Surveillance, Hacking, and Digital Espionage (2016)
Gordon Corera

Code Warriors: NSA’s Codebreakers and the Secret Intelligence War Against the Soviet Union (2016)
Stephen Budiansky

Future Crimes: Everything Is Connected, Everyone Is Vulnerable and What We Can Do About It (2015)
Marc Goodman

III. PRIVACY

The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power (2019)
Shoshana Zuboff

The Master Algorithm: How the Quest for the Ultimate Learning Machine will Remake Our World (2015)
Pedro Domingos

Outnumbered: From Facebook and Google to fake news and filter bubbles – the algorithms that control our lives (2018)
David Sumpter

Data versus Democracy: How Big Data Algorithms Shape Opinions and Alter the Course of History (2019)
Kris Shaffer

Privacy: A Short History (2016)
David Vincent

Intellectual Privacy: Rethinking Civil Rights in a Digital Age (2015)
Neil Richards

Privacy in the Modern Age: The Search for Solutions (2015)
Marc Rotenberg, Jeramie Scott, Julia Horwitz (Editors)

Privacy Law Fundamentals, Third Edition (2015)
Daniel J. Solove and Paul M. Schwartz

Data and Goliath: The Hidden Battles to Collect Your Data and Control Your World (2015)
Bruce Schneier

Information Privacy Fundamentals for Librarians and Information Professionals (2014)
Cherie L. Givens

IV. SOCIETY: ETHICS, DEMOCRACY AND U.S. POLITICAL SYSTEM

These Truths: A History of the United States (2018)
Jill Lepore

Architecture of a Technodemocracy: How Technology and Democracy Can Revolutionize Governments, Empower the 100%, and End the 1% System (2018)
Jason M. Hanania

Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World (2018)
Anand Giridharadas

Solomon’s Code: Humanity in a World of Thinking Machines (2018)
Olaf Groth and Dan Zehr

Hello World: Being Human in the Age of Algorithms (2018)
Hannah Fry

The Future of Work: Robots, AI, and Automation (2018)
Darrell M. West

The Industries of the Future (2017)
Alec Ross

Everybody Lies: Big Data, New Data, and What the Internet Can Tell Us About Who We Really Are (2017)
Seth Stephens-Davidowitz

Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy (2017)
Cathy O’Neil