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ICT Law and Internationalisation: A Survey of Givernment Views

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Edited by: Bert-Japp Koops, Corien Prins, Hielke Hijmans

ISBN13: 9789041115058
ISBN: 9041115056
Published: November 2000
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
Country of Publication: The Netherlands
Format: Hardback
Price: £77.00

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Legal problems abound in the information society. Electronic commerce, copyright, privacy, illegal and harmful content, taxes, wiretapping governments face an enormous challenge to meet the advent of the Internet and ICT with a flexible, up-to-date, and adequate legal framework. Yet one aspect makes this challenge even more daunting: internationalization. Law is still to a great extent based on nation states, but the information society is above all a borderless and global society. Territoriality and national sovereignty clash with the need for a global approach to address ICT-law issues. Should states leave everything to the global market, or should they intervene to protect vital national interests? If they create regulations, should these reflect the rules of the physical world? How can one enforce national rules in a world where acts take place somewhere in Cyberspace? This text presents the positions on these issues of the governments of the Netherlands, Germany, France, the UK, and the US, as well as of international organisations.;How do they think about co-regulation, law enforcement, harmonization, international co-operation, and alternative dispute resolution? How do they deal with applicable law and online contracts, privacy, international liability of Internet providers, and electronic signatures? What are the implications of the European Electronic Commerce Directive and the draft Crime in Cyberspace convention? Any legal framework that is to fit the global information society must take into account internationalization. This volume shows to what extent governments are meeting this challenge.

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Foreword. Part A: The Netherlands. Legislation for the Electronic Highways Management Summary; Ministry of Justice. Internationalisation and Law in the Information Society; Ministry of Justice. Part B: Germany, France, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Governments on Internationalisation and ICT Law: The Positions of Germany, France, the United Kingdom, and the United States; B.-J. Koops, C. Prins, M. Schellekens, S. Gijrath, E. Schreuders. Appendix I: A Bird's Eye View of Governments on ICT Law and ICT Policy. Appendix II: Composition of the Monitoring Committee. Appendix III: Foreign Correspondents. Appendix IV: Report of the Workshop on Internationalisation. Abbreviations. Bibliography. Authors. Index.

Series: Law & Electronic Commerce

Law, Information and Information Technology ISBN 9789041116758
Published July 2003
Kluwer Law International
Selected Legal Issues of E-Commerce
Edited by: Kono, Paulus, Rajak
ISBN 9789041118981
Published September 2002
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Edirectives: Guide to European Union Law on E-Commerce ISBN 9789041117526
Published June 2002
Kluwer Law International
User Protection in IT Contracts ISBN 9789041115485
Published January 2001
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Governance in 'Cyberspace': Access and Public Interest in Global Communications
Klaus W. GrewlichProfessor, College of Europe, Bruges, Belgium
ISBN 9789041112255
Published August 1999
Kluwer Law International
Open EDI and Law in Europe ISBN 9789041104892
Published July 1999
Kluwer Law International
The Crypto Controversy ISBN 9789041111432
Published November 1998
Kluwer Law International
Information Technology and Innovation in Tax Administration
ISBN 9789041109668
Published June 1996
Kluwer Law International
Internet: Which Court Decides? Which Law Applies? ISBN 9789041110367
Published December 0002
Kluwer Law International
Modelling the Legal Decision Process for Information Technology Applications ISBN 9789041105400
Published December 0002
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