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Published: 07 July 2016

696 Pages


ISBN: 9780198732464

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Information Technology Law

The Law and Society

Third Edition

Andrew Murray

  • Provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of the law as it relates to the modern online environment, including governance, digital content and intellectual property, criminal activity and e-commerce in the information society, and privacy and data protection
  • This third edition develops the discussions of the unique challenges of the information society, with reference to contemporary developments such as state surveillance programmes, and laws, post Snowden; the 2016 Data Protection Regulation, the "Right to be Forgotten", and the Max Schrems decision; developments in net neutrality regulation; and the development of crypocurrencies (such as BitCoin)
  • Includes regular highlight and case study boxes, which place the legal theory into context and encourage students to engage critically with the subject
  • Supported by an Online Resource Centre which includes podcasts, updates, web links, a glossary of key terms, and outline answers to the book's end of chapter questions to help students further their understanding of the main topics

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