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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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Law and the Internet: A Foundation for Electronic Commerce 3rd ed

Edited by: Lillian Edwards, Charlotte Waelde

ISBN13: 9781841138152
Previous Edition ISBN: 1841131415
Published: September 2009
Publisher: Hart Publishing
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £36.99

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This is the third edition of a successful book which offers students and practitioners an up-to-date overview of developments in Internet law and practice. The editors have once again assembled a team of specialist authors to write about those aspects of Internet law which are of special importance in the global regulation of the Internet and focussed around four principal themes - e-commerce, privacy and data protection, cyber-crime and Internet Security, and intellectual property.

This edition incorporates for the first time new areas such as data protection, privacy and electronic surveillance, cyber crime and cyber security, jurisdiction and dispute resolution online, forensic evidence issues, open source licenses and the IP problems of search engines.

The section on IP contains clearer and more comprehensive analysis of digital media issues and IP and the new edition also takes account of all new cases and legislation, including the draft of the revised EC electronic commerce directive and the Audio Visual Media Services Directive.

The book is easy to read, and...has been well edited...and flows smoothly through the various topics. ...the book provides a worthwhile overview of this developing area of law throughout the world.
Peter Walsh, International Trade Law Annual

a thorough and stimulating survey. ...a good introduction for lawyers and students approaching Internet and e-commerce law for the first time, and a useful course text.
Brian Hutchinson, The Irish Jurist

Internet Law
Introduction - Governance IP and IT governance and recurrent themes - Antony Taubman E-Commerce
1. E-Contracts - formalities and encryption and substantive law - Christine Riefa
2. Content liability and on-line intermediaries - Lilian Edwards
3. E-Payments - Andre Guadamuz
4. E-jurisdiction - Julia Hornle Privacy and data protection
5. Data Protection basics - Lilian Edwards and Rowena Rodrigues
6. Data Protection - Cross border aspects - Andrew Charlesworth
7. Data Protection, e-commerce and consumers - Lilian Edwards
8. Privacy and Surveillance - RIPA, data retention - Judith Rauhofer Cyber-crime and Internet Security
9. A criminological introduction? - Richard Jones
10. Pornography and the Internet - Lilian Edwards
11. Cyber-crime and security - Lilian Edwards
12. Cyber-crime and forensic evidence - Burkhard Shaffer IP and the Internet
13. Copyright and the Net - Hector MacQueen
14. Trademarks and Domain Names - C Wilson
15. Protection of computer software - Arne Kolb
16. IP Issues for Search Engines - Charlotte Waelde
17. Open Source/FLOSS - Andre Guadamuz
18. Digital Open Access Issues - Charlotte Waelde
19. Competition, IP and the Internet - Abbe Brown
21. Media Convergence - Elizabeth Newman