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Published: 23 June 2020

528 Pages

9.7 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780198830559

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Information Technology Law

Ninth Edition

Ian Lloyd

  • A well-established, authoritative, and thorough account of information technology law
  • The author looks at the subject in its wider context, examining the legal response to the latest IT-related developments within society, bringing the law to life for readers and examining how legal issues in IT can affect us all
  • While focusing on the UK and EU, the book also looks at international issues in IT law, giving readers an holistic overview of how the law in this area operates globally
  • Provides references to further reading and points for further consideration, encouraging readers to think for themselves about the current issues within IT law

New to this Edition:

  • Coverage of the General Data Protection Regulation and the Data Protection Act 2018, alongside discussion of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 and the Directive (EU) 2016/680 on the protection of personal data, including analysis of the use of Facebook data in the US Presidential election
  • Commentary on the misuse of personal information and the European Commission's regulation of digital operators, such as Google and Facebook
  • Discussion on the Criminal and Courts Act 2015 on addressing unwarranted dissemination of sexual images and revenge pornography
  • Consideration of developments in the field of software liability in the light of the Consumer Rights Act 2015 in relation to digital products and content
  • Consideration of the nature and regulation of crypto-currencies

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