Cindy Cohn: It's the Intermediaries, Stupid!
As part of the University of Chicago Legal Forum's 2007 symposium, "Law in a Networked World," Cindy Cohn, Legal Director of the Electronic Frontier Foundation provided a very interesting and entertaining keynote address. The talk, entitled "It's the Intermediaries, Stupid!" looks at the legal issues surrounding "intermediaries" - those companies, like internet service providers, that are responsible for actually transmitting data between parties on the Internet. These organizations, she argues, will be a primary legal battleground for both those who wish to promote online freedoms and those who wish to curtail them. You can listen to the talk here (or in the widget on the sidebar to the right of your screen), or by subscribing to our Faculty Podcast.