Information Technology Law / Edition 4

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This volume explores the challenges presented to the law by the recent innovations in information technology. This branch of the law examines developments in such areas as criminal law, evidence, tort, contract and intellectual property law which have come about to meet the changes in technology. The text provides an array of cases and materials in the field.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415482271
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 10/12/2011
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 592
  • Product dimensions: 0.67 (w) x 0.97 (h) x 3.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Professor Diane Rowland is Head of the Department of Law at the University of Aberystwyth and is currently the vice-chair of the British and Irish Law, Education and Technology Association (BILETA).

Dr Uta Kohl BA/LLB (Hons) Tasmania and Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory is a Lecturer in Law at the University of Aberystwyth.

Andrew Charlesworth is a Reader in IT Law, Director of the Centre for IT & Law at the University of Bristol.

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Table of Contents

Section A:
the challenges of computer software
protecting and exploiting rights in software - intellectual property rights
protecting and exploiting rights in software - contract
defective software - contract
defective software - product liability and tort. Section B:
the challenges of computer technology
electronic data interchange
protecting the private individual
policing "cyberspace"
evidential issues.
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