If laws are passed and enforced by geographic jurisdictions like nations and states, whose laws apply in cyberspace? We'll examine the case of Robert and Carleen Thomas, a California couple who ran a computer bulletin board from which a Tennessee prosecutor downloaded what was considered pornography by Tennessee (but not California) law.
Some companies offer services inexpensively over the Net in exchange for personal information, which goes into their databases to be used for their own marketing or sold to other companies. If this is allowed, we may have ``privacy only for the rich;'' if not, we may have ``computer services only for the rich.'' How can we resolve this?