Jeff Kosseff

United States Naval Academy, Cyber Science Department

Assistant Professor

121 Blake Road

Annapolis, MD 21402

United States

http://jeffkosseff.com

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

16

DOWNLOADS

5,844

SSRN CITATIONS

13

CROSSREF CITATIONS

3

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“  I am the author of the textbook, Cybersecurity Law (Wiley, 2017), and am revising the second edition for publication in January 2020. I also have written The Twenty-Six Words That Created the Internet (Cornell University Press), a history of Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act that was published in Spring 2019. My latest book, The United States of Anonymous: How the First Amendment Shaped Online Speech, will be published by Cornell in March 2022.  ”

Scholarly Papers (16)

1.

A User's Guide to Section 230, and a Legislator's Guide to Amending It (or Not)

Berkeley Technology Law Journal, Vol. 37, No. 2, 2022
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 17 Aug 2021
Jeff Kosseff
United States Naval Academy, Cyber Science Department
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Defining Cybersecurity Law

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 103, No. 985, 2018
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 16 Aug 2018
Jeff Kosseff
United States Naval Academy, Cyber Science Department
Downloads 1,087 (38,654)
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cybersecurity

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Hacking Cybersecurity Law

University of Illinois Law Review, 2020
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 25 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2020
Jeff Kosseff
United States Naval Academy, Cyber Science Department
Downloads 564 (92,533)
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cybersecurity, technology, regulation

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Zeran v. America Online E-Resource

Zeran v. America Online, 2020, Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 267 Posted: 29 Sep 2020
Eric Goldman and Jeff Kosseff
Santa Clara University - School of Law and United States Naval Academy, Cyber Science Department
Downloads 520 (102,442)

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zeran, america online, AOL, defamation, negligence, CDA, communications decency act, 47 USC230, section 230, internet

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Upgrading Cybersecurity Law

Houston Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 24 Feb 2023 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2024
Jeff Kosseff
United States Naval Academy, Cyber Science Department
Downloads 352 (160,863)
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Hamiltonian Cybersecurity

54 Wake Forest L. Rev. 155
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 28 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2024
Jeff Kosseff
United States Naval Academy, Cyber Science Department
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cybersecurity, regulation, federalism, privacy, data protection

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The Gradual Erosion of the Law That Shaped the Internet: Section 230’s Evolution Over Two Decades

Columbia Science and Technology Law Review, Vol. 18, No. 1, 2017
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 16 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2024
Jeff Kosseff
United States Naval Academy, Cyber Science Department
Downloads 258 (222,194)
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Section 230, Intermediaries

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Cybersecurity of the Person

First Amendment Law Review, 2019
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 22 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 23 Apr 2019
Jeff Kosseff
United States Naval Academy, Cyber Science Department
Downloads 195 (289,606)

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cybersecurity, privacy, cyberbullying, First Amendment, sextortion, revenge pornography

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Protecting Free Speech in a Post-Sullivan World

Federal Communications Law Journal, 2022
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 03 Oct 2022 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2024
Matthew Schafer and Jeff Kosseff
Fordham University School of Law and United States Naval Academy, Cyber Science Department
Downloads 155 (353,931)

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First Amendment, free speech, Section 230, defamation, libel, media, press

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What Was the Purpose of Section 230? That’s a Tough Question, a Response to Danielle Citron's How to Fix Section 230

Boston University Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 20 Mar 2023 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2024
Jeff Kosseff
United States Naval Academy, Cyber Science Department
Downloads 148 (367,400)
Citation 1

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Section 230, internet, free speech

11.

The Cybersecurity Privilege

12:2 I/S: A Journal of Law and Policy for the Information Society 641 (2016)
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 17 Aug 2018
Jeff Kosseff
United States Naval Academy, Cyber Science Department
Downloads 142 (379,740)

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cybersecurity, privilege

12.

In Defense of FAA Section 702

Hoover Working Group on National Security, Technology, and Law, Series Paper No. 1604
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 17 Aug 2018
Chris Inglis and Jeff Kosseff
U.S. Naval Academy and United States Naval Academy, Cyber Science Department
Downloads 106 (473,516)

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Section 702, Fourth Amendment

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New York's Financial Cybersecurity Regulation: Tough, Fair, and a National Model

1 GEO. L. TECH. REV. 432 (2017)
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 17 Aug 2018
Jeff Kosseff
United States Naval Academy, Cyber Science Department
Downloads 103 (483,404)

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cybersecurity, financial, regulation

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Private Computer Searches and the Fourth Amendment

14 I/S: A Journal of Law and Policy 187 (2018)
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 16 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2019
Jeff Kosseff
United States Naval Academy, Cyber Science Department
Downloads 74 (592,865)

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Cybersecurity, Fourth Amendment, Computer Searches

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Collective Countermeasures in Cyberspace

Notre Dame Journal of International and Comparative Law, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 07 Sep 2019
Jeff Kosseff
United States Naval Academy, Cyber Science Department
Downloads 43 (766,115)
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countermeasures; cyberspace; international law

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The Hazards of Cyber Vigilantism

32 Computer Law & Security Review 642-49, 2016)
Posted: 16 Aug 2018
Jeff Kosseff
United States Naval Academy, Cyber Science Department

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Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 203
1.

Twenty Years of Intermediary Immunity: The US Experience

14:1 SCRIPTed 5 (2017)
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 17 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 25 May 2019
Jeff Kosseff
United States Naval Academy, Cyber Science Department
Downloads 203 (468,510)

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