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Vol 23 No 11 Nov/Dec 2018

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Law, Policy and the Internet

Edited by: Lilian Edwards

ISBN13: 9781849467032
Published: November 2018
Publisher: Hart Publishing
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £49.99



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This comprehensive text by the editor of Law and the Internet seeks to provide students, practitioners and businesses with an up to date and accessible account of the key issues in internet law and policy from a European and UK perspective.

The internet has advanced in the last twenty years from an esoteric interest to a vital and unavoidable part of modern work, rest and play. As such, an account of how the internet and its users are regulated is vital for everyone concerned with the modern information society.

This book also addresses the fact that internet regulation is not just a matter of law but increasingly intermixed with technology, economics and politics. Policy developments are closely analysed as an intrinsic part of modern governance. The book will focus on three key areas; e-commerce, including the role and responsibilities of online intermediaries such as Amazon, Google, and Facebook; privacy and data protection and crime online.

Subjects:
IT and Internet Law
Contents:
PART I
REGULATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE
1. Internet Regulation
Andres Guadamuz
2. Net Neutrality Law and Regulation
Chris Marsden

PART II
PRIVACY, DATA PROTECTION AND SURVEILLANCE
3. Privacy and Data Protection 1: What is Privacy? Human Right, National Law, Global Problem
Lilian Edwards
4. Data Protection: Enter the General Data Protection Regulation
Lilian Edwards
5. Data Protection and e-Privacy: From Spam and Cookies to Big Data, Machine Learning and Profiling
Lilian Edwards
6. A Bridge too Far? The Investigatory Powers Act 2016 and Human Rights Law
Nóra Ni Loideain
7. The Retention of Communications Data in Europe and the UK
Eleni Kosta
8. Regulation of Privacy and Freedom of the Press from 2004–2018: From Campbell to Fake News
Lachlan D Urquhart

PART III
ONLINE INTERMEDIARIES, e-COMMERCE AND CYBERCRIME
9. ‘With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility?’: The Rise of Platform Liability
Lilian Edwards
10. Internet Censorship in the United Kingdom: National Schemes and European Norms
TJ McIntyre
11. Making Contracts Online: Old Wine in Smart Bottles?
Francis Davey
12. From Barter to Bitcoin? Online Payments and Electronic Money
Francis Davey
13. Exploring Cybersecurity and Cybercrime: Threats and Legal Responses
Lachlan D Urquhart