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Introduction to Information Technology Law 7th ed

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ISBN13: 9781408204665
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781405846660
Publisher: Pearson Education Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
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Introduction to Information Technology Law offers unrivalled coverage of the law as it relates to information and communication technology making it the textbook of choice for anyone studying this fascinating and rapidly developing subject.

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Information Technology Law
Table of cases Table of legislation
Glossary of computer and legal terms
Civil procedure terminology Abbreviations
Part One: Computers and Intellectual Property
Overview of Intellectual Property Rights
Copyright basics
Computer software and copyright
Copyright and databases
Computer-generated works
Copyright and electronic publishing
Copyright in the information society
The law of confidence
Patent law
Trade marks and passing off
Semiconductor products
International implications
Part Two: Computer Contracts
Introduction to computer contracts
Fundamentals of computer contracts
Liability for defective hardware and software
Contracts for writing software
License agreements for off-the-shelf' software
Website development contracts
Hardware contracts
Part Three: Electronic Contracts and Torts
Nature, content and formation of electronic contracts
Performance of electronic contracts and evidential aspects*
Torts relating to electronic information
Liability of information society service providers for illegal material
Part Four: Computers and Crime
Nature of computer crime
Computer fraud
Hacking unauthorised access to computer material
Unauthorised modification of computer programs or data
Piracy and related offences
Computer pornography and harassment
Computer evidence
Part Five: Data Protection
Introduction and background to the Data Protection Act 1998
Data controllers and the Data Protection Act 1998
Data subjects' rights
Privacy in electronic communications
Freedom of information
Part Six: Professional, ethical and social issues of computing
The computer professional
Employees and their use of computing facilities
Whistleblowing and IT
Piracy and Intellectual Property Rights
Freedom of expression and laws relating to computers
Privacy and surveillance
The impact of IT on society