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Information Technology Law : The Law and Society

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Information Technology Law is the ideal companion for a course of study on IT law and the ways in which it is evolving in response to rapid technological and social change.

The third edition of this ground-breaking textbook develops its unique examination of the legal processes and their relationship to the modern 'information society'. Charting the development of the rapid digitization of society and its impact on established legal principles, Murray examines the challenges faced with enthusiasm and clarity. Following a clearly-defined part structure, the text begins by defining the information society and discussing how it may be regulated, before moving on to
explore issues of internet governance, privacy and surveillance, intellectual property and rights, and commerce within the digital sphere.

Comprehensive and engaging, Information Technology Law takes an original and thought-provoking approach to examining this fast-moving area of law in context.

Online Resource Centre

The third edition is supported by a range of online resources, including:

- Additional chapters on the Digital Sphere and Virtual Environments
- Audio podcasts suitable for revision
- Updates to the law post-publication
- A flashcard glossary of key terms and concepts
- Outline answers to end of chapter questions
- A link to the author's blog, The IT Lawyer
- Web links
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Product details

  • Paperback | 696 pages
  • 171 x 246 x 26mm | 1,159g
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 0198732465
  • 9780198732464
  • 237,639

Table of contents

PART I: INFORMATION AND SOCIETY; PART II: GOVERNANCE IN THE INFORMATION SOCIETY; PART III: DIGITAL CONTENT AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS; PART IV: CRIMINAL ACTIVITY IN THE INFORMATION SOCIETY; PART V: E-COMMERCE; PART VI: PRIVACY IN THE INFORMATION SOCIETY AND FUTURE DEVELOPMENTS; PART VII: FUTURE CHALLENGES FOR INFORMATION LAW; ONLINE ONLY CHAPTERS
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Review from previous edition A clear, comprehensive and concise work on IT law. It explains not only the law, but also the technological backgrounds. It is well-written and easily readable. Dr Jan Oster, Leiden University
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One of the best, if not the best, introductory texts for introductory IT and cyberlaw courses. * Kim Barker, University of Birmingham * Review from previous edition A clear, comprehensive and concise work on IT law. It explains not only the law, but also the technological backgrounds. It is well-written and easily readable. * Dr Jan Oster, Leiden University *
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About Andrew Murray

Andrew Murray is a Professor of Law at London School of Economics and Political Science. He is also a member of the Society of Computers and Law, the Higher Education Academy, and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA). He was previously an Executive Member of the British and Irish Law, Education and Technology Association (BILETA) and is a visiting professor at the Computer/Law Institute, VU Amsterdam and was in 2015 a visiting professor at the Ecole de
Droit, Sciences Po Law School, Paris.
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