School of Law, Gonzaga University
The Internet has the potential to revolutionize global communication, offering a relatively low-cost means for information exchange. Since its inception as a research network, the Internet has developed into a "a vast library including millions of readily available and indexed publications and a sprawling mall offering goods and services."' The World Wide Web ("Web"), a tool which helps to organize the enormous amount of information available on the Internet, has been a catalyst in the Internet's emergence as a viable commercial marketplace.
Maureen A. O'Rourke,
Defining the Limits of Free-Riding in Cyberspace: Trademark Liability for Metatagging
Gonzaga Law Review
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