The Internet and the Law

First edition

by Kevin M.Rogers

About this book

Analysis focuses on each of the important elements within the subject, from the implications of online contracting, distance selling and online payment, to issues arising from the emergence of Web 2.0 and the growth of social networking sites. The author also considers data protection issues, freedom of expression and defamation, and the treatment of Internet-related crimes.

The text is underpinned throughout by wide-ranging references which will prove invaluable to students at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, whilst the clarity and immediate nature of the coverage will provide illumination for all readers who have an interest in the subject.

The text is supported by end-of-chapter summaries, suggested further reading and questions for consideration.

About the author

KEVIN ROGERS is Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Hertfordshire, UK. His research interests encompass many aspects of internet law and governance.

Table of Contents

  • Internet Infrastructure
  • Online Contracting
  • Distance Selling
  • Online Payment, Gambling and Taxation
  • Online Marketing
  • Jurisdiction and Choice of Law
  • Data Protection
  • Freedom of Expression and Defamation
  • Web 2.0 and Social Networking
  • Internet Crime and Other Computer-Related Offences
  • Online Pornography and Cyber-harassment