What is Cyber Law?
Cyber Law is "the area of law dealing with the use of computers and the Internet and the exchange of communications and information thereon, including related issues concerning such communications and information as the protection of intellectual property rights, freedom of speech, and public access to information." yourdictionary.com (citing Webster's New World Law Dictionary).
As stated above, Cyber Law draws from various other legal topics, including contract law, tort law, intellectual property, and privacy law. Frequent issues which arise include jurisdiction, choice of law, sovereignty, and globalization.
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- Computer Technology Law Report
- E-Commerce Tax Report
- Electronic Commerce & Law Report
- Privacy Law Watch
- Privacy & Security Law Report
- World Data Protection Report
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