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  • The Patentability of Software

    Software as Mathematics

    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 – 2018-04-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Intellectual Property

  • A Socio-Legal Study of Hacking

    Breaking and Remaking Law and Technology

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-12-08 
    Routledge
    Law, Science and Society

  • Big Data, Crime and Social Control

    Edited by Aleš Završnik

    From predictive policing to self-surveillance to private security, the potential uses to of big data in crime control pose serious legal and ethical challenges relating to privacy, discrimination, and the presumption of innocence. The book is about the impacts of the use of big data analytics on…

    Hardback – 2017-09-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Social Networks as the New Frontier of Terrorism

    #Terror

    By Laura Scaife

    Terrorism. Why does this word grab our attention so? Propaganda machines have adopted modern technology as a means to always have their content available. Regardless of the hour or time zone, information is being shared by somebody, somewhere. Social media is a game changer influencing the…

    Hardback – 2017-01-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Information Technology and E-Commerce Law

  • Networks of Power in Digital Copyright Law and Policy

    Political Salience, Expertise and the Legislative Process

    By Benjamin Farrand

    In this book, Benjamin Farrand employs an interdisciplinary approach that combines legal analysis with political theory to explore the development of copyright law in the EU. Farrand utilises Foucault’s concept of Networks of Power and Culpepper’s Quiet Politics to assess the adoption and…

    Paperback – 2015-09-04
    Routledge

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