Law: Information Technology Law

  • Texting, Suicide, and the Law: The case against punishing Michelle Carter book cover

    Texting, Suicide, and the Law

    The case against punishing Michelle Carter, 1st Edition

    By Mark Tunick

    In 2014, Conrad Roy committed suicide following encouragement from his long-distance girlfriend, Michelle Carter, in what has become known as the Texting Suicide case. The case has attracted much attention, largely focusing on the First Amendment free speech issue. This book takes the view that the…

    Hardback – 2019-04-16
    Routledge

  • Blockchain Technology and the Law: Opportunities and Risks book cover

    Blockchain Technology and the Law

    Opportunities and Risks, 1st Edition

    By Muharem Kianieff

    Blockchain Technology and the Law: Opportunities and Risks is one of the first texts to offer a critical analysis of Blockchain and the legal and economic challenges faced by this new technology. This book will offer those who are unfamiliar with Blockchain an introduction as to how the technology…

    Hardback – 2019-04-11
    Informa Law from Routledge
    Contemporary Commercial Law

  • A Socio-Legal Study of Hacking: Breaking and Remaking Law and Technology book cover

    A Socio-Legal Study of Hacking

    Breaking and Remaking Law and Technology, 1st Edition

    By Michael Anthony C. Dizon

    The relationship between hacking and the law has always been complex and conflict-ridden. This book examines the relations and interactions between hacking and the law with a view to understanding how hackers influence and are influenced by technology laws and policies. In our increasingly digital…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    Law, Science and Society

  • Young People, Social Media and the Law book cover

    Young People, Social Media and the Law

    1st Edition

    By Brian Simpson

    This book critically confronts perceptions that social media has become a ‘wasteland’ for young people. Law has become preoccupied with privacy, intellectual property, defamation and criminal behaviour in and through social media. In the case of children and youth, this book argues, these…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • The Patentability of Software: Software as Mathematics book cover

    The Patentability of Software

    Software as Mathematics, 1st Edition

    By Anton Hughes

    This book explores the question of whether software should be patented. It analyses the ways in which the courts of the US, the EU, and Australia have attempted to deal with the problems surrounding the patentability of software and describes why it is that the software patent issue should be dealt…

    Hardback – 2019-03-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Intellectual Property

  • Biometrics, Surveillance and the Law: Societies of Restricted Access, Discipline and Control book cover

    Biometrics, Surveillance and the Law

    Societies of Restricted Access, Discipline and Control, 1st Edition

    By Sara M. Smyth

    The use of biometric identification systems is rapidly increasing across the world, owing to their potential to combat terrorism, fraud, corruption and other illegal activities. However, critics of the technology complain that the creation of an extensive central register of personal information…

    Hardback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in the Law of Emerging Technologies

  • Law, Technology and Society: Reimagining the Regulatory Environment book cover

    Law, Technology and Society

    Reimagining the Regulatory Environment, 1st Edition

    By Roger Brownsword

    This book considers the implications of the regulatory burden being borne increasingly by technological management rather than by rules of law. If crime is controlled, if human health and safety are secured, if the environment is protected, not by rules but by measures of technological…

    Paperback – 2019-02-25
    Routledge
    Law, Science and Society

  • Online Misogyny as Hate Crime: A Challenge for Legal Regulation? book cover

    Online Misogyny as Hate Crime

    A Challenge for Legal Regulation?, 1st Edition

    By Kim Barker, Olga Jurasz

    The ideal of an inclusive and participatory Internet has been undermined by the rise of misogynistic abuse on social media platforms. However, limited progress has been made at national – and to an extent European – levels in addressing this issue. In England and Wales, the tackling of underlying…

    Hardback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge

  • The Regulation of Internet Pornography: Issues and Challenges book cover

    The Regulation of Internet Pornography

    Issues and Challenges, 1st Edition

    By Abhilash Nair

    The regulation of pornography has always been a contentious issue, which has sparked wide-ranging debates surrounding the acceptability and place of pornography in society. The use of the internet to distribute and access pornography has magnified this debate and has presented a number of challenges…

    Hardback – 2018-11-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Information Technology and E-Commerce Law

  • Open Access to Knowledge in Nigeria: A Framework for Developing Countries book cover

    Open Access to Knowledge in Nigeria

    A Framework for Developing Countries, 1st Edition

    By Kunle Ola

    This book provides an analysis of the legal and policy dimensions of open access to research, education and public sector information with a focus on Nigeria. Kunle shows how open access has evolved across the world and how such initiatives could be implemented in Nigeria and other countries in the…

    Hardback – 2018-10-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • Law, Technology and Dispute Resolution: The Privatisation of Coercion book cover

    Law, Technology and Dispute Resolution

    The Privatisation of Coercion, 1st Edition

    By Riikka Koulu

    The use of new information and communication technologies both inside the courts and in private online dispute resolution services is quickly changing everyday conflict management. However, the implications of the increasingly disruptive role of technology in dispute resolution remain largely…

    Hardback – 2018-10-09
    Routledge
    Law, Science and Society

  • Surveillance and the Law: Language, Power and Privacy book cover

    Surveillance and the Law

    Language, Power and Privacy, 1st Edition

    By Maria Helen Murphy

    Surveillance of citizens is a clear manifestation of government power. The act of surveillance is generally deemed acceptable in a democratic society where it is necessary to protect the interests of the nation and where the power is exercised non-arbitrarily and in accordance with the law.…

    Hardback – 2018-10-09
    Routledge

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