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Published: 22 August 2013

640 Pages


ISBN: 9780199661510

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Information Technology Law: The Law and Society

Second Edition

Andrew Murray

  • Provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of the law as it relates to the modern online environment, including governance, digital expression, IPRs and digitisation, e-crimes, e-commerce and data privacy/protection
  • The first textbook in this subject to discuss the unique challenges of the information society including: the digital public sphere, the digital divide, virtual environments (including gaming) and the future challenge of web 3.0
  • Includes regular highlight and case study boxes, which place the theory into context and encourage students to engage critically with the subject
  • Supported by an Online Resource Centre which includes regular podcast updates, a list of helpful weblinks, a glossary and a link to the author's IT law blog

New to this Edition:

  • A new chapter entitled 'Social Media and Unsocial Conduct'
  • Increased case law coverage across the chapters
  • Inclusion of new material on 'walled gardens', apps, and mobile technologies
  • Expanded coverage of defamation & privacy
  • New exam style questions at the end of each chapters

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