Internet Law and Regulation (4th Revised edition)

Internet Law and Regulation (4th Revised edition)

By: Graham Smith (author)Hardback

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The fourth edition of this groundbreaking work provides a clear and authoritative explanation of the law governing the internet, both in the UK and globally. Written in a jargon-free style, it helps identify the practical legal questions likely to arise and explains how to deal with them effectively. Analysis of the latest case law is a particular feature of this new edition, as the courts address the uncertainties created by the new technology. Recent judgments - from both the UK and other jurisdictions - are explained throughout the text. * Addresses key areas of contention such as copyright, trade marks and domain names, cross-border liability, internet payments, online contracts, advertising, defamation and data protection in an international context * Updates emerging areas of importance such as encryption, obscenity, freedom of speech, tax and competition law * Includes coverage of the UK implementations of the E-Commerce Directive, the Copyright in the Information Society Directive and the E-Signatures Directive; the Communications Act 2003 and the Gambling Act 2005 * Deals with key international issues such as jurisdiction, applicable law and E.U. internal market questions * Covers important judgments such as King v Lewis, Bunt v Tilley and Totalise v Motley Fool. * Examines key international cases such as the Australian decisions in Gutnick and Cooper and the US Supreme Court decision in Grokster

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Overview of the Internet. Copyright, Patents and Confidential Information. Trade Marks and Domain Names. Defamation. Content Liability and Protection. Enforcement and Cross-Border Liability. Data Protection. Communications and Broadcast Regulation. Contracts between ISPs, Content Owners & Others. Electronic Contracts and Transactions. Payment Mechanisms for Internet Commerce. Prohibited and Regulated Activities. Tax. Competition Law and the Internet.

Product Details

  • publication date: 20/09/2007
  • ISBN13: 9780421909908
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 780
  • ID: 9780421909908
  • ISBN10: 0421909900
  • edition: 4th Revised edition

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