Consumer Protection in the Age of the 'Information Economy'

Consumer Protection in the Age of the 'Information Economy'

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This volume considers the impact of technological innovation on the foundations of consumer advocacy, contracting behaviour, control over intellectual capital and information privacy. A unique and timely perspective on these issues is presented by internationally renowned experts who provide novel approaches to the question of what consumer protection might consist of in the context of technological innovation.With the rise of nonbank schemes, there has also been an emerging growth in consumer use of debit cards and automated clearing ... There is currently no widespread system for creating reciprocal licensing or a multi-state a€œpassporta€ regime for licensed e-money issuers. ... requires that a stored-value issuer be licensed and regulated when the stored-value becomes equivalent to a a€œmedium exchangea€).

Title:Consumer Protection in the Age of the 'Information Economy'
Author:Jane K. Winn
Publisher:Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2007


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