The Internet and the Law

by Kevin Rogers

The Internet and the Law Synopsis

This sector-leading text covers Internet Law in its broadest terms, providing a concise yet comprehensive introduction to what is an exciting, fast-moving and complex area of law. Analysis focuses on each of the important elements within the subject, from the implications of online contracting, distance selling and online payment, to issues arising from the emergence of Web 2.0 and the growth of social networking sites. The author also considers data protection issues, freedom of expression and defamation, and the treatment of Internet-related crimes. The text is underpinned throughout by wide-ranging references which will prove invaluable to students at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, whilst the clarity and immediate nature of the coverage will provide illumination for all readers who have an interest in the subject. The text is supported by end-of-chapter summaries, suggested further reading and questions for consideration. A useful companion website featuring regular updates on the latest developments in the subject, and containing all weblinks listed in the text, can be found at: www.palgrave.com/law/rogers

Book Information

ISBN: 9780230235670
Publication date: 11th July 2011
Author: Kevin Rogers
Publisher: Palgrave an imprint of Palgrave Macmillan
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 320 pages
Categories: IT & Communications law,

About Kevin Rogers

Kevin M. Rogers is a Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Hertfordshire. He lectures in the areas of E-Commerce and Data Protection at both undergraduate and postgraduate level and has presented and published widely in these areas. He acts as a consultant to law firms and other external groups and has been a member of the Law Society's Technology and Law Reference Group since 2006.

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