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Cyber Torts: Common Law and Statutory Restraints in the United States

Gregory C. Mosier, Tara I. Fitzgerald
Published 2007

Abstract

United States state courts administer common law principles that remedy injuries that arise from tortiousactivities. Federal statutory restrictions and overbroad federal court rulings have created immunity for manyactivities in the context of cyberspace. This paper reviews a number of state court decisions in the UnitedStates and surveys several basic tort principles in regard to their application to technology enhanced activitieson the Internet. Tort concepts, under traditional common law concepts can, if left unrestricted, develop to servemultiple interests.

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