2nd edition (New edition)

Computer Law 2/e

Overview

Shortlisted for the 2000 Walter Owen Book Prize

This best-selling text has been thoroughly updated and revised to reflect industry changes since publication of the first edition in 1998. George Takach is one of Canada’s leading practitioners and teachers in this new legal field. Computer Law 2/e brings together elements of many diverse branches of law, from intellectual property law to criminal and constitutional law, from laws concerning individual privacy, to laws governing domestic and international commerce. In an area of human enterprise where change rules and rules change at a lightning pace, Mr. Takach has brought a synthesis that will guide Canadian law and lawmakers along the information highway in the twenty-first century.

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface to the Second Edition
Updated Preface to the First Edition
Acknowledgments

Overview: Law in the Information Age
Chapter 1: Technology Trends, Societal Impact, and the Law
Chapter 2: Intellectual Property Laws
Chapter 3: Criminal Law
Chapter 4: Regulating Information, Technology, and E-Commerce
Chapter 5: Commerical Law
Chapter 6: E-Commerce Contract and Evidence Legal Issues
Chapter 7: Internet Libel and Jurisdiction Issues
Chapter 8: Computer Law: Dynamics, Themes, and Skill Sets

Glossary
Table of Cases
Index
About the Author

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