Law and the Internet: A Foundation for Electronic Commerce (3rd ed.)

Law and the Internet: A Foundation for Electronic Commerce (3rd ed.)

By: Lilian Edwards (editor), Charlotte Waelde (editor), Hornle Hornle (contributor), Charlotte Waelde (contributor), Tobias Bednarz (contributor), Ian Brown (contributor), Abbe Brown (contributor), Hatcher Hatcher (contributor), Lilian Edwards (contributor), Andres Guadamuz (contributor)Paperback

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This is the third edition of a successful book which offers students and practitioners an up-to-date overview of developments in Internet law and practice. The editors have once again assembled a team of specialist authors to write about those aspects of Internet law which are of special importance in the global regulation of the Internet and focussed around three principal themes- e-commerce, intellectual property, and privacy, data protection and cyber-crime with, in addition a major contribution on Internet Governance. This edition incorporates for the first time areas such as data protection, privacy and electronic surveillance, cyber crime and cyber security, jurisdiction and dispute resolution online. The sectionon IP contains clear and comprehensive analysis of the many and varied ways in which IP and the internet intersect including open source licenses and the IP problems around search engines. The new edition also takes account of all current cases and legislation, including the draft revised EC Telecoms Package and the Audio Visual Media Services Directive. This book will be essential reading for students, teachers and practitioners interested in Internet law and practice as well as technologists and social scientists. 'The book is easy to read, and...has been well edited...and flows smoothly through the various topics...the book provides a worthwhile overview of this developing area of law throughout the world.' Peter Walsh, International Trade Law Annual 'a thorough and stimulating survey...a good introduction for lawyers and students approaching Internet and e-commerce law for the first time, and a useful course text.' Brian Hutchinson, The Irish Jurist

About Author

Lilian Edwards is Professor of Internet Law at the University of Sheffield. Charlotte Waelde is a Professor of Intellectual Property Law at the University of Edinburgh.


Introduction - Governance IP and IT governance and recurrent themes - Antony Taubman E-Commerce 1. E-Contracts - formalities and encryption and substantive law - Christine Riefa 2. Content liability and on-line intermediaries - Lilian Edwards 3. E-Payments - Andre Guadamuz 4. E-jurisdiction - Julia Hornle Privacy and data protection 5. Data Protection basics - Lilian Edwards and Rowena Rodrigues 6. Data Protection - Cross border aspects - Andrew Charlesworth 7. Data Protection, e-commerce and consumers - Lilian Edwards 8. Privacy and Surveillance - RIPA, data retention - Judith Rauhofer Cyber-crime and Internet Security 9. A criminological introduction? - Richard Jones 10. Pornography and the Internet - Lilian Edwards 11. Cyber-crime and security - Lilian Edwards 12. Cyber-crime and forensic evidence - Burkhard Shaffer IP and the Internet 13. Copyright and the Net - Hector MacQueen 14. Trademarks and Domain Names - C Wilson 15. Protection of computer software - Arne Kolb 16. IP Issues for Search Engines - Charlotte Waelde 17. Open Source/FLOSS - Andre Guadamuz 18. Digital Open Access Issues - Charlotte Waelde 19. Competition, IP and the Internet - Abbe Brown 21. Media Convergence - Elizabeth Newman

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781841138152
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 708
  • ID: 9781841138152
  • weight: 730
  • ISBN10: 1841138150
  • edition: 3rd ed.

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