Computer Law

Paperback | January 1, 2012

byChris Reed

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This edition is fully updated to reflect the Digital Economy Act 2010 and changes to consumer protection law at EU level including the Unfair Commercial Practices Directive. Analysis of recent case law is also incorporated including, amongst others, the series of trade mark actions againsteBay and copyrights suits against Google as well as the implications for IT contracts of BSkyB Ltd v HP Enterprise Services UK Ltd. All chapters have been revised to take into account the rapid evolution of the ways in which we consume, generate, store and exchange information, such as cloudcomputing, off-shoring and Web 2.0.Now established as a standard text on computer and information technology law, this book analyses the unique legal problems which arise from computing technology and transactions carried out through the exchange of digital information rather than human interaction. Topics covered range fromcontractual matters and intellectual property protection to electronic commerce, data protection and liability of internet service providers. Competition law issues are integrated into the various commercial sections as they arise to indicate their interaction with information technology law.

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This edition is fully updated to reflect the Digital Economy Act 2010 and changes to consumer protection law at EU level including the Unfair Commercial Practices Directive. Analysis of recent case law is also incorporated including, amongst others, the series of trade mark actions againsteBay and copyrights suits against Google as wel...

Chris Reed is Professor of Electronic Commerce Law at Queen Mary, University of London. He teaches on a number of Queen Mary's LLM courses in the field, which include Computer Law, Electronic Commerce Law, Information Law, Communications Law and Media Law. From 1997-2000, Chris was Joint Chairman of the Society for Computers and Law, ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:824 pagesPublished:January 1, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199696462

ISBN - 13:9780199696468

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Table of Contents

PART I: Commercial Exploitation of Information Technology Products and Services1. System Supply Contracts2. Mass Market Online and Technology Contracting3. Information Technology Outsourcing and Services ArrangementsPART II: Online Commerce4. Electronic Commerce5. Online IntermediariesPART III: Intellectual Property and Related Rights in Information Technology6. Patent Protection for Computer-related Inventions7. Copyright in Information Technology and Data8. Database Protection9. Online Use of Trade Marks and Domain NamesPART IV: Electronic Privacy and Access to Information10. Privacy and Data Protection11. Access to Electronic InformationPART V: Electronic Information Misuse12. Computer Crime and Information Misuse

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"I... an in-depth look at the minefield of computer law. It's a very clear and concise read ... has been revised recently to cover all the latest developments in this extremely fast-moving area of law. Now in its fifth edition, Computer Law is an invaluable resource for all business owners." --Internetworks