To Kill an Avatar
By Dan Hunter & F. Gregory Lastowka
Norrath, the online world created by Sony, has more residents than Miami and a bigger GNP than Bulgaria. Who will make its laws?
PLUS: MAY THE BEST WOOKIEE WIN
The Copyright Cage
By Jonathan Zittrain
Teddy bears can't include tape decks. Girl Scouts who sing "Puff, the Magic Dragon" owe royalties. Copyright law needs to change.
Your Cellphone Is a Homing Device
By Brendan I. Koerner
Don't want the government to know where you are? Throw away your cell, stop taking the subway, and pay the toll in cash.
PLUS: CAMERA SHY BY PATRICK KEEFE
Seeing It Both Ways
By Orin S. Kerr
Matthew Kammersell was convicted for making a threat because he didn't know
the difference between the physical and virtual realities of the Internet.
Do the courts?
PLUS: SMALL SCIENCE BY GLENN HARLAN REYNOLDS
The separate and unequal treatment of our far-flung territories.
By Chris Mooney
The Estrada filibuster and the politics of confirmation.
By Katherine Marsh
For the Record
Kojo Bentsi-Enchill believes the best check on Ghana's judiciary is information.
By Nicholas Thompson
Is Everything Sacred?
A respected art dealer is busted for selling a Cheyenne war bonnet.
By Jori Finkel