Computer, Internet and Electronic Commerce Terms: Judicial, Legislative and Technical Definitions, 2016
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Approximately 700 pages
1 volume bound

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Computer, Internet and Electronic Commerce Terms: Judicial, Legislative and Technical Definitions, 2017
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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.

About the Author
Barry Sookman is a partner in the firm's Toronto office and co-leader of its Technology Law Group. Former leader of the firm's Intellectual Property Group. Recognized as one of Canada's foremost authorities in information technology, Internet and copyright law. Acts in connection with complex IT/IP transactions such as outsourcings and in IT/IP litigation. Has argued numerous precedent-setting cases at all levels of courts including the Supreme Court of Canada. Author of numerous books, including the leading five-volume treatise Computer, Internet and Electronic Commerce Law, Canadian and International Casebook, Copyright: Cases and Commentary on the Canadian and International Law, and Computer, Internet and E-Commerce Terms: Judicial, Legislative and Technical Definitions. Consistently identified by numerous publications as among Canada's top information technology and intellectual property lawyers. Adjunct Professor of Intellectual Property at Osgoode Law School. Member of the Joint CBA/PTIC Copyright Committee. Admitted to the Ontario Bar, 1982. You can follow his blog at