Information Technology Law

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Author: Ian Lloyd

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198787553

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Page: 600

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Do you download music or shop online? Who regulates large companies such as Google and Facebook? How safe is your personal data on the internet? Information technology affects all aspects of modern life. From the information shared on websites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to online shopping and mobile devices, it is rare that a person is not touched by some form of IT every day. Information Technology Law examines the legal dimensions of these everyday interactions with technology and the impact on privacy and data protection, as well as their relationship to other areas of substantive law, including intellectual property and criminal proceedings. Since the pioneering publication of the first edition over twenty years ago, this forward-thinking text has established itself as the most readable and comprehensive textbook on the subject, covering the key topics in this dynamic and fast-moving field in a clear and engaging style. Focussing primarily on developments within the UK and EU, this book provides a broad-ranging introduction and analysis of the increasingly complex relationship between the law and IT. Information Technology Law is essential reading for students of IT law and also appropriate for business and management students, as well as IT and legal professionals. Online Resource Centre The Online Resource Centre hosts a catalogue of web links to key readings, updates to the law since publication, as well as linking to the author's own IT law blog.

Information Technology Law

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Author: Diane Rowland,Uta Kohl,Andrew Charlesworth

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136006486

Category: Law

Page: 614

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The fifth edition of Information Technology Law continues to be dedicated to a detailed analysis of and commentary on the latest developments within this burgeoning field of law. It provides an essential read for all those interested in the interface between law and technology and the effect of new technological developments on the law. The contents have been restructured and the reordering of the chapters provides a coherent flow to the subject matter. Criminal law issues are now dealt with in two separate chapters to enable a more focused approach to content crime. The new edition contains both a significant amount of incremental change as well as substantial new material and, where possible, case studies have been used to illustrate significant issues. In particular, new additions include: • Social media and the criminal law; • The impact of the decision in Google Spain and the ‘right to be forgotten’; • The Schrems case and the demise of the Safe Harbour agreement; • The judicial reassessment of the proportionality of ICT surveillance powers within the UK and EU post the Madrid bombings; • The expansion of the ICANN gTLDs and the redesigned domain name registration and dispute resolution processes.

Information Technology Law

The Law and Society

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Author: Andrew Murray

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198732465

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Page: 696

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Information Technology Law is the ideal companion for a course of study on IT law and the ways in which it is evolving in response to rapid technological and social change. The third edition of this ground-breaking textbook develops its unique examination of the legal processes and their relationship to the modern "information society". Charting the development of the rapid digitization of society and its impact on established legal principles, Murray examines thechallenges faced with enthusiasm and clarity. Following a clearly-defined part structure, the text begins by defining the information society and discussing how it may be regulated, before moving on to explore issues of internet governance, privacy and surveillance, intellectual property and rights,and commerce within the digital sphere. Comprehensive and engaging, Information Technology Law takes an original and thought-provoking approach to examining this fast-moving area of law in context. Online Resource Centre: The third edition is supported by a range of online resources, including:* Additional chapters on the Digital Sphere and Virtual Environments* Audio podcasts suitable for revision* Updates to the law post-publication* A flashcard glossary of key terms and concepts* Outline answers to end of chapter questions* A link to the author's blog, The IT Lawyer* Web links

Information Technology Law

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Author: Diane Rowland,Elizabeth Macdonald (LL. B.)

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9781859417560

Category: Law

Page: 573

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Diane Rowland examines recent developments in criminal law, tort, contract law and intellectual property rights law that have taken place in response to technological advances and innovations.

Information Technology and Law

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Author: Wojciech Cyrul

Publisher: Wydawnictwo UJ

ISBN: 8323389802

Category: Information technology

Page: 159

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This book is addressed to all who are interested in the interplay between Information Technology and law. It constitutes the result of a project whose aim was to bring together computer scientists, legal theoreticians and legal practitioners and to prompt them to a common reflection on the implementation of Information Technologies into legal practice, on regulations the implementation may require and on potential changes it brings into the legal domain. The book consists of selected essays presenting and discussing from various perspectives how IT has been used to make and to communicate laws and how the new potential provided by the technology has already changed or can affect in the future both legal institutions and traditional legal practices.

International Internet Law

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Author: Joanna Kulesza

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136337946

Category: Law

Page: 224

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This book discusses the international legal issues underlying Internet Governance and proposes an international solution to its problems. The book encompasses a wide spectrum of current debate surrounding the governance of the internet and focuses on the areas and issues which urgently require attention from the international community in order to sustain the proper functioning of the global network that forms the foundation of our information fuelled society. Among the topics discussed are international copyright protection, state responsibility for cyber-attacks (cyberterrorism), and international on-line privacy protection. Taking a comparative approach by examining how different jurisdictions such as the United States, the European Union, China and Singapore have attempted various solutions to the problem of Internet Governance, the author offers a practical solution to the problem and is a proponent of International Internet Law. Kulesza suggests that just as in the case of International Environmental Law, an Internet Framework Convention could shape the starting point for international cooperation and lead to a clear, contractual division of state jurisdictional competences. International Internet Law is of particular interest to legal scholars engaged with the current challenges in international law and international relations, as well as students of law, international relations and political science. The issues discussed in the book are also relevant to journalists and other media professionals, facing the challenges of analyzing current international developments in cyberspace.

Technology Law

What Every Business (And Business-Minded Person) Needs to Know

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Author: Mark Grossman

Publisher: Scarecrow Press

ISBN: 081086925X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 230

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Based on a series of previously published articles, Technology Law adopts a reader-friendly approach to the problems and issues facing those of us who depend on technology to make a living. Avoiding technical jargon, this book offers simple explanations of why certain laws exist, what they mean, and suggestions for responding to them responsibly and effectively. In this revised edition, Mark Grossman addresses developments that have taken place over the past five years in the rapidly changing world of technology law. This edition incorporates new and updated articles that address the many changes since the publication of the first edition. The book is logically structured so that, though its chapters deal with a multitude of topics, related articles are grouped together. The book's broad scope engages with issues in technology law across a wide spectrum of business areas. Those who deal with technology in any capacity will find much value in this important volume.

Introduction to Information Technology Law

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Author: David I. Bainbridge

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9781405846660

Category: Computers

Page: 665

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This textbook has established itself as the leading text on computer law for non-specialist students studying the course as part of a business information technology, computing or engineering course.

Cybercrime and Jurisdiction

A global survey

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Author: Bert-Jaap Koops,Susan W. Brenner

Publisher: T.M.C. Asser Press

ISBN: 9789067042215

Category: Law

Page: 374

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Combating cybercrime requires law-enforcement expertise, manpower, legislation, and policy priorities within the ambit of crime-fighting. Because of the utterly transnational character of cybercrime, countries must focus on international investigation and prosecution. As cultural and legal traditions play a major part in countries' views on the exercise of criminal law and sovereignty, a unified approach to this phenomenon requires serious reflection. This book intends to contribute to a more concerted international effort towards effectively fighting cybercrime by offering an in-depth survey of views and practices in various jurisdictions. It includes chapters on the Council of Europe's Cybercrime Convention and on international co-operation in criminal matters. Thirteen country reports, written by experts in the field, are included in alphabetical order. The book concludes by discussing one of the most urgent steps that needs to be taken: resolving positive jurisdictional conflicts when several jurisdictions seek to prosecute a cybercriminal at the same time.

Law Enforcement Information Technology

A Managerial, Operational, and Practitioner Guide

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Author: James Chu

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1420040898

Category: Law

Page: 280

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ARE YOU PREPARED FOR THE LAW ENFORCEMENT IT REVOLUTION? Law enforcement agencies that are laggards in Information Technology (IT) will soon, if not already, be considered mismanaged. Whether you are in an operational position, or you are a police officer who aspires to a higher rank, you must be aware of how IT can help you perform your job and help your organization. DON'T BE INTIMIDATED BY IT ANY LONGER. With extensive experience implementing large-scale IT projects to the law enforcement community, author Jim Chu has assembled a comprehensive, one-stop guide that enables you to understand the many complexities and hurdles associated with IT systems. In a non-technical language, Law Enforcement Information Technology: A Managerial, Operational, and Practitioner Guide describes infrastructure components and outlines economic concepts that explain how and why IT adds value. It also includes seminal perspectives on why IT supports community policing, and how public policing is changing to a knowledge-based profession. LEARN HOW TO APPLY IT AND MAXIMIZE THE USE OF INFORMATION. Used wisely and correctly, IT can be one of your greatest and most efficient assets in law enforcement. Whether you address automation or communicate with those who do, you need to understand the role of IT in all aspects of the public safety service delivery chain. Logically organized and easy to understand, Law Enforcement Information Technology helps you become well-versed in the latest terminology, products, and automation options and gives you the ability to work with technical resources in a partnership to improve the performance of your organization.

Information Technology Law in Ireland

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Author: Denis Kelleher,Karen Murray

Publisher: Bloomsbury Professional

ISBN: 9781845921118

Category: Law

Page: 894

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This fully updated second edition of information technology (IT) law in Ireland will prove invaluable to practitioners and students who specialize in IT law. It covers the law relating to e-commerce, including the Irish Electronic Commerce Act 2000; data protection and privacy laws, including the Data Protection Acts, 1988-2003; computer misues, including the Criminal Justice (Theft and Fraud) Offences Act 2001 and the Cybercrime Treaty; as well as the key Irish intellectual property law issues that impact upon IT.

New Technology, Big Data and the Law

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Author: Marcelo Corrales,Mark Fenwick,Nikolaus Forgó

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9811050384

Category: Law

Page: 330

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This edited collection brings together a series of interdisciplinary contributions in the field of Information Technology Law. The topics addressed in this book cover a wide range of theoretical and practical legal issues that have been created by cutting-edge Internet technologies, primarily Big Data, the Internet of Things, and Cloud computing. Consideration is also given to more recent technological breakthroughs that are now used to assist, and — at times — substitute for, human work, such as automation, robots, sensors, and algorithms. The chapters presented in this edition address these issues from the perspective of different legal backgrounds. The first part of the book discusses some of the shortcomings that have prompted legislators to carry out reforms with regard to privacy, data protection, and data security. Notably, some of the complexities and salient points with regard to the new European General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR) and the new amendments to the Japan’s Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA) have been scrutinized. The second part looks at the vital role of Internet intermediaries (or brokers) for the proper functioning of the globalized electronic market and innovation technologies in general. The third part examines an electronic approach to evidence with an evaluation of how these technologies affect civil and criminal investigations. The authors also explore issues that have emerged in e-commerce, such as Bitcoin and its blockchain network effects. The book aims to explain, systemize and solve some of the lingering legal questions created by the disruptive technological change that characterizes the early twenty-first century.

Information Technology Law

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Author: Anne-Marie Mooney Cotter,Colin Babe

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 185941902X

Category: Law

Page: 174

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Information Technology Law provides a straightforward guide to the issues most frequently encountered by practitioners and trainee solicitors. The principles of information technology law are clearly explained by leading experts in the field. All the main practice areas are examined in detail,including data protection, privacy and online fraud. In a rapidly changing field, this guide sheds light on the very latest developments in information technology law. This is essential reading for trainee solicitors undertaking the Professional Practice Course, as well as solicitors practising in this area.

Human ICT Implants: Technical, Legal and Ethical Considerations

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Author: Mark N. Gasson,Eleni Kosta,Diana M. Bowman

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9067048704

Category: Law

Page: 186

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Human information and communication technology (ICT) implants have developed for many years in a medical context. Such applications have become increasingly advanced, in some cases modifying fundamental brain function. Today, comparatively low-tech implants are being increasingly employed in non-therapeutic contexts, with applications ranging from the use of ICT implants for VIP entry into nightclubs, automated payments for goods, access to secure facilities and for those with a high risk of being kidnapped. Commercialisation and growing potential of human ICT implants have generated debate over the ethical, legal and social aspects of the technology, its products and application. Despite stakeholders calling for greater policy and legal certainty within this area, gaps have already begun to emerge between the commercial reality of human ICT implants and the current legal frameworks designed to regulate these products. This book focuses on the latest technological developments and on the legal, social and ethical implications of the use and further application of these technologies.

Information, Freedom and Property

The Philosophy of Law Meets the Philosophy of Technology

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Author: Mireille Hildebrandt,Bibi van den Berg

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317210433

Category: Computers

Page: 202

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This book addresses issues on the nexus of freedom of and property in information, while acknowledging that both hiding and exposing information may affect our privacy. It inquires into the physics, the technologies, the business models, the governmental strategies and last but not least the legal frameworks concerning access, organisation and control of information. It debates whether it is in the very nature of information to be either free or monopolized, or both. Analysing upcoming power structures, new types of colonization and attempts to replace legal norms with techno-nudging, this book also presents the idea of an infra-ethics capable of pre-empting our pre-emption. It discusses the interrelations between open access, the hacker ethos, the personal data economy, and freedom of information, highlighting the ephemeral but pivotal role played by information in a data-driven society. This book is a must-read for those working on the contemporary dimensions of freedom of information, data protection, and intellectual property rights.

Law, Policy, and Technology: Cyberterrorism, Information Warfare, and Internet Immobilization

Cyberterrorism, Information Warfare, and Internet Immobilization

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Author: Reich, Pauline C.

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1615208321

Category: Law

Page: 496

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"This book provides relevant frameworks and best practices as well as current empirical research findings for professionals who want to improve their understanding of the impact of cyber-attacks on critical infrastructures and other information systems essential to the smooth running of society, how such attacks are carried out, what measures should be taken to mitigate their impact"--Provided by publisher.

Chasing Moore's Law

Information Technology Policy in the United States

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Author: William Aspray

Publisher: SciTech Publishing

ISBN: 1891121359

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 322

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Providing a comprehensive and accessible introduction to today's U.S. information technology policy issues, this title identifies the main players, and describes the history of legislation and court cases, homeland security, online commerce, anti-trust, and more.