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Introduction to Computer Law
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INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER LAW

PAPERBACK BY BAINBRIDGE, DAVID I.

£38.99

ISBN
9780582473652
IMPRINT
LONGMAN
 
 
EDITION
5TH EDITION
PUBLISHER
PEARSON EDUCATION LIMITED
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FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
600 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
12 FEB 2004

DESCRIPTION

Introduction to Computer Law has established itself as the leading text on computer law for non-specialist students studying the subject as part of a business information technology, computing or engineering course. The book's key strengths lie in its comprehensive coverage and accessibility to non-specialists.

CONTENTS

Preface Tables of cases Table of legislation Glossary of computer and legal termsCivil procedure terminologyAbbreviations1. Introduction PART ONE: COMPUTERS AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY 2. Overview of intellectual property rights 3. Copyright basics 4. Computer software and copyright 5. Copyright and databases 6. Computer-generated works 7. Copyright and electronic publishing8. Copyright in the information society 9. The law of confidence 10. Patent law 11. Trade marks and passing off 12. Designs 13. Semiconductor products 14. International implications and summary PART TWO: COMPUTER CONTRACTS 15. Introduction to computer contracts 16. Fundamentals of computer contracts 17. Liability for defective hardware and software 18. Contracts for writing software 19. Licence agreements for 'off-the-shelf' software 20. Website development contracts21. Hardware contracts 22. Summary and checklist PART THREE: ELECTRONIC CONTRACTS AND TORTS 23. Nature, content and formation of electronic contracts 24. Performance of electronic contracts and evidential aspects 25. Torts related to electronic information26. Liability of information society service providers for illegal material PART FOUR: COMPUTERS AND CRIME 27. Nature of computer crime 28. Computer fraud 29. Computer hacking - unauthorised access to computer material 30. Unauthorised modification of computer programs or data 31. Piracy and related offences 32. Computer pornography and harassment 33. Computer crime - concluding remarks PART FIVE: DATA PROTECTION 34. Introduction and background to the Data Protection Act 1998 35. Data controllers and the Data Protection Act 1998 36. Data subjects' rights 37. Privacy in electronic communications 38. Summary of Data Protection Law Selected bibliography Index