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1st Edition

E-Commerce Law

ISBN 9781859419427
Published July 19, 2005 by Routledge-Cavendish
290 Pages

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Book Description

This book includes detailed coverage of intellectual property, contract, encryption and liability issues, including allocation of domain names, use of metatags and other forms of search engine optimization, digital signatures and the position of ISPs and other intermediaries. There are case studies on electronic conveyancing and e-taxation.

Though the book is written from a UK perspective, comparative material is included from other jurisdictions, including America and Singapore in particular.


Table of Contents

What is E-commerce?  Establishing a Web Presence.  Trade Marks and Passing Off.  Copyright Issues.  Encryption, Electronic and Digital Signatures in Principle.  Validity of Electronic and Digital Signatures.  Liability of Certification Authorities.  Privacy Issues.  Contract Formation and Related Issues.  Other Contractual Issues.  Payment Issues.  Liability of Intermediaries

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Paul Todd is Reader in Law at the University of Wales, Swansea.


'Todd looks set to become quickly established as a definitive text on e-commerce law and with its relevant topics, clear structure and accessible style makes it worthy of that role.' - The Law Teacher