The Internet Law Resource Center™ is the complete information solution for practitioners in cyberlaw. Follow the latest developments on ICANN’s gTLD program, keyword advertising, online privacy, internet taxation, and other issues critical to your clients’ needs — all accessible on a single fully-searchable platform.

Expert News & Commentary

Stay on top of the news with Electronic Commerce and Law Report® — this industry-leading publication provides national and global perspectives on the digital economy with vital, objective news covering the latest developments in the e-commerce marketplace.

Primary Sources

Access the full-text of all U.S. court and federal agency decisions affecting the internet (including decisions by the FCC, FTC, Copyright Office), as well as selected internet-related decisions issued by foreign courts and international arbitration tribunals. Arbitration decisions issued in accordance with the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy are also included.

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Trusted Legal Analysis

Expertly-written treatises available in select subscription packages written by leading litigators, practitioners, and thought leaders bring you the substantive insight you need when handling the most complex issues. Understand the implications of key legal developments, legislative activity, and trends with our new BNA Insights series of articles and videos from expert practitioners.

Time-Saving Search Tools

Quickly search the Internet Law Resource Center to pinpoint the information you need from an extensive database of news, analysis, court opinions, statutes, and primary source material, including:

Topic Tabs Target specific areas of Internet law organized by topic, including Criminal Liability, Domain Names Freedom of Speech, Intellectual Property, Internet Commerce & Taxation, Jurisdiction & Procedure, Privacy & Security, and Telecom & Broadband. The Domain Name Tab helps you pinpoint the latest information related to the launch of new gTLDs, key policymaking documents from ICANN, and the full text of arbitration decisions rendered under the UDRP.

Cited-In Function Link directly to additional court and agency decisions and news stories in which a specific case is referenced.

Related to this Proceeding Quickly identify additional relevant pleadings, motions, briefs, and court decisions arising from the same legal proceeding that you are researching.

Topics Covered

  • Consumer protection laws
  • Copyright and trademark issues
  • Cryptography
  • Database protection
  • Defamation
  • Domain name disputes
  • Electronic signatures
  • Free speech/First Amendment issues
  • Information licensing
  • Internet governance
  • Internet-related telecommunications regulation
  • Jurisdiction
  • Network security
  • Online contracting
  • Online gambling
  • Online marketing
  • Privacy
  • Trade regulation
  • Taxation


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Reference: analysis, guidance, and primary source material. 
Decisions: full-text judicial, administrative, and arbitrator opinions and rulings.

Formats and Frequency

The Resource Center is updated continually.