Internet Law and Policy

Internet Law and Policy

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Appropriate for courses in Internet or Cyberlaw, E-Commerce or Computer Law.An accurate and informative text on an emerging legal topic. Professors Hiller and Cohen are two pioneers in this quickly growing field. Having designed some of the first courses in this subject, they were at a loss for a proper text. Internet Law and Policy was written out of that necessity-as well as a passion for their chosen field. This book was created to offer a comprehensive, current, and practical resource for understanding the legal environment of the Internet and electronic transactions.show more

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  • Hardback | 377 pages
  • 167.6 x 287.5 x 21.3mm | 771.12g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 0130334286
  • 9780130334282

About Janine S. Hiller

Janine S. Hiller is a professor of business law and the past director of the Center for Global Electronic Commerce (CGEC) at the Pamplin College of Business, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia. She was one of the first in the country to teach a course in Internet law, in 199'7. She has designed and achieved approval for two courses in Internet law and policy, at the graduate and undergraduate level. As a founding member of the CGEC, Professor Hiller provided leadership for a concentration in electronic commerce in the MBA program and a minor in electronic business at the undergraduate level. She is a member of several American Bar Association committees including ones on privacy and jurisdiction on the Internet, as well as the Electronic Payments subcommittee of Science and Technology. She is also a member of WALT, a working group of the United Nations looking at standardized contracting on the Internet. Professor Hiller previously served as associate dean for graduate and international business programs, executive director of the Mid Atlantic regional of ALSB, and is a past senior articles editor for the, Journal of Legal Studies Education, currently serving in the position of editor in chief. Ronnie Cohen is a professor in the School of Business at Christopher Newport University in Newport News, Virginia. Her area of specialty is business law. She holds a J.D. and LL.M. (taxation) from the College of William & Mary. Professor Cohen has published in the areas of law and literature, feminism (including feminist perspectives on corporation law and tax), and employment law. Her work has been cited in R. Bauman, Critical Legal Studies: A Guide to the Literature (Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1996) . Since 1993, Professor Cohen has participated in Christopher Newport University's distance learning program: CNU Online. This program has evolved from a bulletin board approach to a Web-based, multi-media course presentation. Professor Cohen has presented demonstrations of online teaching to local and national audiences. Her article, "Business Law in Cyberspace" appeared in the, Journal of Legal Studies Education 1997. As the 2000-2001 Brauer Professor of Business, she has collaborated with the Virginia Electronic Commerce Technology Center, located at Christopher Newport University, to respond to the need of the business community for Internet law education.show more

Table of contents

1. Introduction to Law and the Internet. 2. Internet Law and Policy. 3. Electronic Speech. 4. Privacy and Data Collection. 5. Intellectual Property: Copyright. 6. Intellectual Property: Patents, Trademarks, and Trade Secrets. 7. Cybercrime and Security. 8. Online Contracts. 9. Consumer Protection. 10. Internet Payment Systems. 11. Taxation. 12. Securities. Appendices. Glossary. Index.show more

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