Product details

Publisher: 
Carswell
Practice area: 
Technology
Jurisdiction: 
General
Publication date: 
2013-06-05
ISBN: 
9780779854813
Carswell

Canada's Internet Law in a Nutshell

Availability: In Stock

The internet provides the most effective means of communication known to man and so confronts organizations with tremendous opportunities and also considerable challenges.

Providing a concise and well-referenced resource to many of the key issues involved on the internet, Canada's Internet Law in a Nutshell explores the inherent tensions between freedom of expression and other values such as the protection of reputation and commercial speech. The text also examines the tensions between the ease of copying digital files and the concerns of copyright owners.

The text covers many key legal issues confronting the conduct occurring on the internet including a deeper focus on issues pertaining to matters such as copyright, privacy, defamation and internet marketing, trademark and domain names, electronic commerce, the Anti-Spam legislation, and introduces key issues concerning other topics such as social media and cloud computing.

Whats inside:

  • What is the internet
  • Regulation of the internet
  • Free speech balanced against other values
  • Limits on copyright
  • Copyright law and the internet
  • Trade-marks and the internet
  • Confidential information and the internet
  • Patents and the internet
  • Electronic commerce
  • Anti-Spam legislation
  • Social Media, and more
Carswell

Canada's Internet Law in a Nutshell

Author: Martin Kratz
Availability: In Stock

Description

The internet provides the most effective means of communication known to man and so confronts organizations with tremendous opportunities and also considerable challenges.

Providing a concise and well-referenced resource to many of the key issues involved on the internet, Canada's Internet Law in a Nutshell explores the inherent tensions between freedom of expression and other values such as the protection of reputation and commercial speech. The text also examines the tensions between the ease of copying digital files and the concerns of copyright owners.

The text covers many key legal issues confronting the conduct occurring on the internet including a deeper focus on issues pertaining to matters such as copyright, privacy, defamation and internet marketing, trademark and domain names, electronic commerce, the Anti-Spam legislation, and introduces key issues concerning other topics such as social media and cloud computing.

Whats inside:

  • What is the internet
  • Regulation of the internet
  • Free speech balanced against other values
  • Limits on copyright
  • Copyright law and the internet
  • Trade-marks and the internet
  • Confidential information and the internet
  • Patents and the internet
  • Electronic commerce
  • Anti-Spam legislation
  • Social Media, and more