ISBN 9781107606258,The Law of Electronic Commerce

The Law of Electronic Commerce



Cambridge University Press

Publication Year 2011

ISBN 9781107606258

ISBN-10 110760625X

Paper Back

Number of Pages 438 Pages
Language (English)

Agency law

Written specifically for legal practitioners and students, this book examines the concerns, laws and regulations involved in Electronic Commerce. In just a few years, commerce via the World Wide Web and other online platforms has boomed, and a new field of legal theory and practice has emerged. Legislation has been enacted to keep pace with commercial realities, cyber-criminals and unforeseen social consequences, but the ever-evolving nature of new technologies has challenged the capacity of the courts to respond effectively. This book addresses the legal issues relating to the introduction and adoption of various forms of electronic commerce. From intellectual property, to issues of security and privacy, Alan Davidson looks at the practical changes for lawyers and commercial parties whilst providing a rationale for the underlying legal theory.

Table of Contents
1. The law of electronic commerce
2. The rule of cyberspace
3. Electronic commerce and the law of contract
4. Shrink wrap, Click wrap and Browse wrap contracts
5. Electronic signatures
6. Copyright issues in electronic commerce
7. Electronic commerce trade marks, patents and circuit layouts
8. Domain names
9. Domain name disputes
10. Uniform domain name dispute resolution policies
11. Jurisdiction in cyberspace
12. Defamation in cyberspace
13. Privacy and data protection in cyberspace
14. Electronic mail and online presence
15. National electronic surveillance
16. Cybercrime
17. Evidence of electronic records
18. Censorship - broadcast and online content regulation
19. An international perspective