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Vol 22 No 4 April/May 2017

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Law, Information and Information Technology

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ISBN13: 9789041116758
ISBN: 9041116753
Published: July 2003
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
Country of Publication: The Netherlands
Format: Hardback
Price: £116.00

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The evolving information society is creating new economic, cultural and political opportunities. However, it also brings with it new issues and risks, which pose fresh challenges to every legal system. This volume contains articles, written by scholars in pertinent legal fields from all around the world, which analyze and attempt to meet these challenges. The articles contained in this collection present multifaceted intersections of law, information and information technology in the following fields: the emerging legal field of information law; privacy law; intellectual property law; internet law and regulation; stock-market law; authentication of electronic messages and its legal implications.

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Detailed Table of Contents. Acknowledgements. Preface. I: Conceptualizing Information Law. The Emergence of Information Law: Object and Characteristics of a New Legal Area; U. Sieber. Protected Frameworks of Information in Criminal Law; E. Lederman. II: Privacy. Privacy Reconceived: Protecting Personal Information in a Digital World; R. Wacks. III: Intellectual Property. Exploring the Boundaries of Competitive Secrecy: An Essay on the Limits of Trade Secret Law; R. Bone. Copyright in Cyberspace: The Rule of the Law and the Rule of the Code; N. Elkin-Koren. IV: Regulating the Internet. Anarchism Triumphant: Free Software and the Death of Copyright; E. Moglen. Cyberspace Self-Government: A Skeptical View from Liberal Democratic Theory; N. Netanel. Responsibility of Internet Providers: Comparative Analysis of a Basic Question of Information Law; U. Sieber. V: The Stock Market. The Control of Insider Trading: Smoke and Mirrors!; B. Rider. Fraud on the Market at Common Law: Lessons from Contemporary Finance and Economics; O. Yadlin. VI: Authentication. Information Controls and Needs of Information Flow in Representative Democracies; S. Martin. Forgery in Electronic Messages: The Demise of Referable Documents; R. Shapira. The Contributors. Index.