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Practical Internet Law for Business

Practical Internet Law for Business

By (author): Kurt M. Saunders
Copyright: 2001
Pages: 180
ISBN: 9781580530033

Print Book £82.00 Qty:
Due to the increasing use of the Internet in business and commercial transactions, there is a great need for more practical and reliable information on current legal issues in the world of e-commerce. This timely book provides you with an easy-to-understand overview of how the Internet has emerged as an important setting for business, and how doing business on the Internet is regulated by the courts, as well as state and federal government. It offers you a clear and better understanding of complex legal concepts and terminology to help you comply with the law and spot legal issues that may arise. The book gives you suggestions to help you resolve or avoid legal problems, and offers guidance in designing systems and software that can account for and prevent legal trouble. This comprehensive reference explains the importance of maintaining the security and privacy of electronic communications, and the need to protect intellectual property rights such as trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets in the electronic environment. Moreover, it includes a discussion on the applicable criminal penalties that result from hacking and tampering with electronic data.
An Overview of the Internet and Its Role in Commerce and Communications. The Reach of Legal Jurisdiction over the Internet. Using Encryption and Authentication in Electronic Commerce. Keeping Trade Secrets Secret in the Electronic Environment. Protecting Trademarks on the Internet. Online Copyright Protection and Infringement. Privacy Rights in Data, Email, and Other Electronic Communications. Online Crime ? How It Occurs and How It Is Punished. Appendices. Glossary of Terms. Index.
  • Kurt M. Saunders Kurt M. Saunders is an assistant professor of business law at California State University. He holds a J.D. in law from the University of Pittsburgh and a LL.M. in intellectual property law from George Washington University.
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