Examining the current challenges presented to the law by the rapid changes and developments taking place in the field of information technology, this new edition, written with students in mind, provides technical explanations where necessary and is supported throughout by extracts from a wide range of cases and materials.
Exploring developments in the areas of criminal, tort, contract and intellectual property law, this fully updated and revised edition discuses a wide range of new issues, including:
This is an essential read for all those interested in the interface between law and technology and the effect of new technological developments on the law
The Challenges of Computer Software. Protecting and Exploiting Right in Software: Intellectual Property Rights and Contract. Defective Software: Product Liability and Tort. The Challenges of Computer Networks. E-commerce. Protecting the Private Individual. Policing 'Cyberspace': Aspects of the Protection of Intellectual Property Rights on the Internet