Information Technology Law (4th Revised edition)

Information Technology Law (4th Revised edition)

By: Uta Kohl (author), Diane Rowland (author), Andrew Charlesworth (author)Paperback

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This fourth edition of Information Technology Law has been completely revised in the light of developments within the field since publication of the first edition in 1997. Now dedicated to a more detailed analysis of and commentary on the latest developments within this burgeoning field of law, this new edition is an essential read for all those interested in the interface between law and technology and the effect of new technological developments on the law. New additions to the fourth edition include: * analysis of regulatory issues and jurisdictional questions * specific consideration of intermediary liability * developments in privacy and data protection * extension of computer crime laws * developments in software patents * open source software and the legal implications.

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About Author

Professor Diane Rowland is Head of the Department of Law at the University of Aberystwyth and is currently the vice-chair of the British and Irish Law, Education and Technology Association (BILETA). Dr Uta Kohl BA/LLB (Hons) Tasmania and Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory is a Lecturer in Law at the University of Aberystwyth. Andrew Charlesworth is a Reader in IT Law, Director of the Centre for IT & Law at the University of Bristol.


Preface 1. Regulatory Issues 2. National regulation of transnational online activity 3. Content regulation 4. Computer Crime 5. Privacy and Data Protection 6. Surveillance, RIPA and Encryption 7. E-commerce 8. Domain Names 9. Copyright and file sharing 10. Software licences and Open Source software 11. Liability for defective software issues 12. IP and software

Product Details

  • publication date: 16/08/2011
  • ISBN13: 9780415482370
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 592
  • ID: 9780415482370
  • weight: 1065
  • ISBN10: 0415482372
  • edition: 4th Revised edition

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