Internet Law: Text and Materials

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Butterworths, 2000 - Law - 280 pages
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Reed: Internet Law takes a global view of the fundamental legal issues raised by the advent of the Internet as an international communications mechanism. This new title helps the reader to understand the approaches and analytical methods that a lawyer requires when dealing with Internet-related issues and explains the problems that every country's law will need to resolve.
The book includes extensive legal and other materials to support the discussion of how technological, economic and political factors are shaping the law governing the Internet. Global trends in the development of these legal issues are addressed and the effectiveness of potential mechanisms for legal change that are applicable to Internet law are is also examined.
Reed: Internet Law will be of particular interest to students studying Internet or information technology law courses, as well as specialist practitioners in computer and electronic commerce law.

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Chris Reed is Professor of Electronic Commerce Law and Head of the Information Technology Law Unit at the Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London.

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