This work is a dictionary of terms as used in the computer and Internet industry and by the legal profession in dealing with it
This book has both technical and legal definitions of terms commonly used in association with the industry. It has an international scope, drawing definitions from Canadian, U.S., U.K. and European cases, statutes, and Regulations. Often multiple definitions for the same terms are provided based on the case law or usage in different jurisdictions for different purposes. Drawn from the glossary in the author's looseleaf work, Sookman: Computer, Internet and Electronic Commerce Law. The dictionary is published annually to ensure currency.
New in this Edition
This year’s edition encompasses the latest digital terminology, with added definitions for terms such as BitTorrent Protocol, cloud services, Domain Name System server, IP Address blocking, swarm, software as a service — and more. Where necessary, multiple definitions are provided for clarity across global jurisdictions.