Legal and Regulatory Issues in the Information Economy
by Rodolfo Noel S. Quimbo
Publisher: UNDP-APDIP 2003
Number of pages: 45
The legal questions arising from the increasingly complex world of the Internet has raised questions about the role and the rule of law in this new domain. This primer aims to help developing nations define and determine their requirements for shaping appropriate e-commerce legislation, as well as corresponding regulatory and institutional frameworks that balance such complex issues as competition, privacy, consumer protection, equal access/opportunity and intellectual property.
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