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A practical guide to international information technology law featuring contributors who are preeminent in their fields.
Highlights of the book currently include: National protection systems in more than 65 countries and the European Union (with respect to software, chips and databases)EC competition law as applied to the information technology industryTrade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) as it relates to computer software, semiconductor chips and databasesOpen source licensingPersonal data protection/privacyOnline communication and ecommerce (including distance selling)EDI, XML and other newly emerging technologies in the electronic transmission of structured and coded messagesEnforcement of intellectual property rightsTelecommunication (including audio-visual media services)Cybercrime
The treatise also contains several laws and regulations relevant to the area covered.
First published in 1988. Updated with revisions.