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Introduction to Information Technology Law
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INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY LAW

PAPERBACK BY BAINBRIDGE, DAVID

£42.99

ISBN
9781405846660
IMPRINT
LONGMAN
 
 
EDITION
6TH EDITION
PUBLISHER
PEARSON EDUCATION LIMITED
STOCK FOR DELIVERY
REPRINTING
FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
720 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
26 JUL 2007

DESCRIPTION

Now in its sixth edition, Introduction to Information Technology Law (formerly Introduction to Computer Law), provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the law as it relates to computers. Adopting a practical approach that places the law in the context of computer use, this book is highly suitable for undergraduate law students, non-specialist students and computer professionals.

CONTENTS

PrefaceTable of casesTable of legislationGlossary of computer and legal termsCivil procedure terminologyAbbreviationsIntroduction to Information Technology LawPart One: Information Technology and Intellectual Property2.Overview of Intellectual Property Rights 3.Basic principles of copyright4.Copyright and computer programs 5. Database copyright and the database right 6.Computer-generated works 7.Copyright in the information society8. The law of confidence9. Patent Law 10.Design Law11. Trademarks, passing off and malacious falsehood 12. Criminal offences and intellectual propertyPart Two: Information Technology Contracts13. Fundamentals of information technology contracts14. Liability for defective hardware or software15. Contracts for writing software16. Licence agreements for ready-made software17. Open source software licences18. Website development contracts19. Outstanding contracts20. Hardware contractsPart Three: Electronic Contracts and Torts21. Nature, content and formation of electronic contracts22. Performance of electronic contracts and evidential aspects23. Torts related to electronic information24. Liability of information society service providers for illegal materialPart Four: Information and Communications Technology Crime25. Information and communications technology fraud26. Unauthorised access to computer material27. Unauthorised modification of computer programs or data28. Computer pornography and harassment29.Computer evidence and forensicsPart Five: Data Protection and Freedom of Information30. Data protection, the principles, definitions and Information Commissioner31. Data controllers and the Data Protection Act 199832. Data subjects' rights33. Freedom of information34. Privacy and electronic communicationsPart Six: Professional, Ethical and Social Issues of Information Technology35. The computer professional36. Privacy and freedom of expression