From a single volume as first published in 1989 to the present six volumes of detailed, comprehensive coverage, this publication has become the foremost Canadian authority on the law of computers, the Internet and electronic commerce and is frequently referred to and applied by the courts. This publication provides the only current source of Canadian information that comprehensively analyzes a broad range of topics including:
- Electronic Contracting
- Privacy and Data Protection issues
- Jurisdictional and Regulatory issues relating to the Internet
- Electronic Evidence
- Law Reform
- Consumer protection on the Internet
- Using and Protecting Trade-marks and Domain Names
- Protecting Copyright on the Internet
- Glossary of legal and technical definitions of technological terms drawn from Canadian, U.S. and European sources
- Useful appendices of
o Relevant statutes and regulations from Canada and abroad
o International treaties, model Acts and proposals.
This publication is also the leading text on acquiring and protecting information technology including:
- Copyright protection for software, databases, webpages and sites
- Creation of compatible software
- Remedies for copyright infringement and a unique analysis of how to establish copyright infringement in cyberspace
- Patent protection for software and business methods.
The accompanying CD-ROM
includes more than 240 full text international case law decisions from the United Kingdom and the United States. The cases have been selected from the broad range of international cases discussed by the author in the print publication. The CD-ROM will be updated in the future to include further international case law decisions.