Information technology law in Australia

Information technology law in Australia

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This exciting new text is an account of the development of Australian law in an extremely dynamic context, a a statement of current Australian responses to local a international information technology law developments. Information Technology Law in Australia provides a clear a concise exposition of the legal issues raised by contemporary uses of computers, telecommunications, a the Internet. Current issues a forecast developments are explained a analysed in the context of the Australian legal a regulatory environment. A number of Australian statutes, codes of conduct a reports are reviewed, a reference is made to significant international developments such as the 1996 WIPO Copyright Treaty, a the 1996 UNCITRAL Model Law on Electronic Commerce. Information Technology Law in Australia examines the major developments in this newly emerging area of the law, including: * the history a evolution of information technology law * electronic commerce * year 2000 liability * criminal liability * regulatory policy issues raised by digital cash a internet abuses * patents a copyright * digital data privacy rights a * internet judicial issues. The material presented is logically structured a easy to understand. Relevant concepts are explained, avoiding confusing jargon. Diagrams, tables, flowcharts a a glossary of key terms are included.The above descriptions of the conventional payment systems in Australia suggest that the increasing role of technology has ... overlap somewhat in that plastic cards (both credit and debit) are used to effect EFTs, and even manual credit card anbsp;...

Title:Information technology law in Australia
Author:Olujokè Akindemowo
Publisher:Lawbook Co. - 1999-03


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