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Social Media and Electronic Commerce Law 2nd ed


ISBN13: 9781107500532
Published: February 2016
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: Australia
Format: Paperback
Price: £74.99



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The ever-evolving nature of electronic commerce and social media continues to challenge the capacity of the courts to respond to privacy and security violations in 'cyberlaw'. Social Media and Electronic Commerce Law is designed to provide students and legal practitioners with a thorough and engaging exploration of the laws, regulations and grey areas of commerce via online platforms.

This new edition has been thoroughly revised to address changes in legislation and recent court judgments, and to reflect the dynamic sphere of social media. New chapters focus on internet and e-commerce law regarding social media, P2P file sharing, Cloud computing and workplace issues, with an emphasis on data security made particularly relevant by the proliferation of hacking incidents.

Written in an accessible style, Social Media and Electronic Commerce Law investigates the challenges facing legal practitioners and commercial parties in this dynamic field, as well as the underlying legal theory that governs it.

Subjects:
Other Jurisdictions , Australia
Contents:
Part I. Introduction
1. An electronic renaissance - digital lex mercatoria and digital persona
2. The rule of cyberspace

Part II. Social Media
3. Social media law
4. Peer-to-peer file sharing
5. Cloud computing
6. Social media and the workplace
7. Defamation in cyberspace
8. Privacy in cyberspace
9. Electronic mail and online presence
10. Online censorship

Part III. Electronic Commerce
11. Electronic commerce and the law of contract
12. Online contracting
13. Electronic signatures
14. Copyright issues in electronic commerce
15. Trade marks, patents and circuit layouts
16. Domain names
17. Jurisdiction in cyberspace
18. Cybercrime
19. Evidence of electronic records

Part IV. Conclusion
20. Cyberspace reflections and conclusions.