Information Technology Law

Paperback | August 24, 2014

byIan Lloyd

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Are you a user of Twitter or Facebook? Do you download your music or shop online? How often do you log on to the Internet using your mobile phone? Aspects of information technology permeate every aspect of our lives. From websites such as Facebook and Twitter, to online music and shopping stores, to CCTV cameras, it is rare that a person is not touched by some form of IT every day. But how often do we stop and think about the legal dimensionsof these every day brushes with IT? Since the pioneering first publication of Internet Technology Law in 1993, both the book and the subject have become widely recognised and respected both academically and professionally. Focussing primarily on developments within the UK and EU, along with some comparative international aspects, thisbook provides a broad-ranging introduction and analysis of the frequently difficult relationship between the law and IT. Information Technology Law is essential reading for undergraduates and postgraduates on law courses covering the law relating to IT, including IT law, criminal law, intellectual property, and contract law. It will also be highly valuable to business and management students, practitioners, andprofessionals working in the area. Online Resource CentreThe Online Resource Centre hosts an exciting new author blog, a catalogue of web links to key readings, as well as updates to the law since publication.

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Are you a user of Twitter or Facebook? Do you download your music or shop online? How often do you log on to the Internet using your mobile phone? Aspects of information technology permeate every aspect of our lives. From websites such as Facebook and Twitter, to online music and shopping stores, to CCTV cameras, it is rare that a pers...

Professor Ian J. Lloyd is Senior Research Fellow, ILAWS: The Institute for Law and the Web, Faculty of Business and Law, University of Southampton. He has published widely on various topics related to the use and misuse of information technology, and is managing editor of the International Journal of Law and Information Technology pub...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:664 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.07 inPublished:August 24, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198702329

ISBN - 13:9780198702320

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Table of Contents

Part 1 - Privacy and data protection1. Privacy, technology, and surveillance2. The emergence of data protection3. The scope of data protection4. Supervisory agencies5. The data protection principles6. Individual rights and remedies7. Sectoral aspects of data protection8. Transborder data flowsPart 2 - Computer-related crime9. National and international responses to computer-related crime10. Substantive criminal law provisions11. Computer fraud and forgery12. Virtual criminality13. Detecting and prosecuting computer crimePart 3 - Intellectual property issues14. Key elements of the patent system15. Patents and software16. Copyright protection17. Copyright in the information society18. Protection of databases19. Design rights20. Trademark and domain name issuesPart 4 - E-Commerce21. International and European initiatives in e-commerce22. Cryptography, electronic signatures, and the Electronic Communications Act 200123. Electronic money and online gambling24. Contractual liability for defective softwarePart 5 - Internet Specific Issues25. Social networking, defamation and the internet26. Internet regulation and domain names