Addresses all the key areas of contention such as copyright, cash transactions, product liability, advertising, defamation and data protection in an international context.
The third edition of this ground-breaking and respected work provides a clear and authoritative explanation of a rapidly evolving area of international law. Written in a jargon-free style, it helps you identify the practical legal questions likely to arise and shows you how to deal with them effectively. Designed to be the definitive work in its subject, the third edition is more than twice the size of the previous edition. * Addresses all the key areas of contention such as copyright, cash transactions, product liability, advertising, defamation and data protection in an international context * New edition brings you up-to-date with emerging areas of importance such as encryption, obscenity, freedom of speech, share offerings and pharmaceuticals * Deals with important international issues such as domain names and jurisdictional questions * Supported by a free website - www sweetandmaxwell.co.uk which updates you on significant developments * During 2004 a supplement will be published updating the text with the latest developments in the area
Overview of the Internet. Copyright, patents and confidential information. Trade marks and domain names. Defamation. Content liability and protection. Enforcement and jurisdiction. Data protection. Telecommunications and broadcast regulation. Contracts between Internet service providers, content owners and others. Buying and selling over the Internet. Payment mechanisms for Internet commerce. Prohibited and regulated activities. Tax. Competition and the Internet.