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Research Handbook on Electronic Commerce Law

Edited by: John A. Rothchild

ISBN13: 9781783479917
Published: September 2016
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £210.00



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Electronic commerce is big business, and it is getting bigger: it now accounts for 7.5 percent of all retail sales in the US, and continues to expand at double-digit annual rates. The steady growth of Internet commerce over the past twenty years has given rise to a host of new legal issues in a broad range of fields.

This authoritative Research Handbook comprises chapters by leading scholars which will provide a solid foundation for newcomers to the subject and also offer exciting new insights that will further the understanding of e-commerce experts.

Key topics covered include: contracting, payments, intellectual property, extraterritorial enforcement, alternative dispute resolution, social media, consumer protection, network neutrality, online gambling, domain name governance and privacy.With the rise of Internet commerce, this book will be an invaluable resource for business lawyers as well as legal scholars with an interest in any phase of e-commerce law.

Subjects:
Commercial Law, Internet Law
Contents:
PART I ENGAGING WITH ONLINE RESOURCES
Online Contracting
1. Wrap Contracting and the Online Environment: Causes and Cures
Nancy S. Kim
Payments
2. A Historical Analysis of Substitutes for Legal Tender and Their Implications for the Regulation of Virtual Currency
Stephen T. Middlebrook and Sarah Jane Hughes
3. Mobile Payments and Financial Inclusion: Kenya, Brazil and India as Case Studies
Jane Winn
Access to Digital Assets
4. Digital Assets and Fiduciaries
Naomi R. Cahn, Christina L. Kunz, and Suzanne Walsh

PART II DISPUTES ARISING FROM ONLINE ENGAGEMENT
Intellectual Property: Copyright
5. The Economics of Book Digitization and the Google Books Litigation
Hannibal Travis
6. Digital Exhaustion: North American Observations
Ariel Katz
7. Safe Harbors from Intermediary Liability and Social Media
Michael W. Carroll
8. Copyright’s Digital Deputies: DMCA-Plus Enforcement by Internet Intermediaries
Annemarie Bridy
Intellectual Property: Trademarks
9. Contributory Trademark Infringement on the Internet: Shouldn’t Intermediaries Finally Know What They Need to “Know” and “Control”?
Irene Calboli
Intellectual Property: Patents
10. Patent Eligible Subject Matter After Alice
Jay P. Kesan and Carol M. Hayes
Enforcement: Jurisdiction over Online Disputes
11. Extraterritorial Enforcement of National Laws in Connection with Online Commercial Activity
Marketa Trimble
Enforcement: Secured Financing
12. Electronic Issues in Secured Financing
Juliet Moringiello
Enforcement: Alternative Dispute Resolution
13. Building Trust in Ecommerce Through Online Dispute Resolution
Amy J. Schmitz
Social Media in the Workplace
14. Social Media and the National Labor Relations Board
Ariana R. Levinson

PART III REGULATORY OVERSIGHT OF ONLINE CONDUCT
Consumer Protection
15. Consumer Protection Issues in Cross-Border Ecommerce
Sonia E. Rolland
16. App-solutely Protected? The Protection of Consumers Using Mobile Apps in the European Union
Christiana Markou and Christine Riefa
Network Neutrality
17. Understanding Network Neutrality
John A. Rothchild
Regulated Industries Online
18. Regulation of Online Gambling
Edward A. Morse
Privacy
19. Protecting Privacy with “Heightened” Notice and Choice
James P. Nehf
20. Predictive Analytics, Consumer Privacy, and Ecommerce Regulation
Shaun B. Spencer
21. Cloud Investigations by European Data Protection Authorities: An Empirical Account
Asma Vranaki
Domain Names
22. Domain Name Governance: “Scheherazade on Steroids”
David Lindsay
Taxation of Online Transactions
23. The Taxation of Cloud Computing and Digital Content
David J. Shakow

Index