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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Free and Open Source Software Communities, Democracy and ICT Law and Policy

Michael Anthony C. Dizon.

in International Journal of Law and Information Technology

January 2010; p ublished online November 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: IT and Communications Law. 6480 words.

This article discusses how and why the locus of the tensions brought about by new information and communications technology (“ICT”) in the global inter-networked society have gone beyond...

Cryptography, electronic signatures, and the Electronic Communications Act 2000

Ian J. Lloyd.

in Information Technology Law

July 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: IT and Communications Law. 9264 words.

This chapter begins with a brief account of the nature of encryption. It then considers the provisions of the European Directive on a Community Framework for Electronic Signatures and the...

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Distance Learning in Cyberspace

MOIRA J. SIMPSON.

in International Journal of Law and Information Technology

January 1996; p ublished online January 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: IT and Communications Law. 0 words.

Advances in communications technologies offer both opportunities and challenges to traditional models of legal education. With the develoment of virtual communities on the Internet, it may...

Intelligent Agents and Consumer Protection

Silvia Feliu.

in International Journal of Law and Information Technology

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: IT and Communications Law. 0 words.

Intelligent agents play an important role in the development of electronic commerce. Therefore the European Union must become conscious that failure to address both non‐contractual and...

Air Passenger Data Transfer to the USA: the Decision of the ECJ and latest developments

Ioannis Ntouvas.

in International Journal of Law and Information Technology

January 2008; p ublished online August 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: IT and Communications Law. 10642 words.

How much of European air passengers' personal data should be shared with U.S. border control authorities, and under what conditions should this take place? This article examines a judgement...

Communications Data Retention in an Evolving Internet

Ian Brown.

in International Journal of Law and Information Technology

January 2011; p ublished online November 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: IT and Communications Law. 5414 words.

The 2006 Data Retention Directive requires EU-based Internet Service Providers to store information on customers and their online communications. The Directive is being reviewed by the...

Genetic Engineering and Biological Risks

Filippa Lentzos.

in The Oxford Handbook of Law, Regulation and Technology

July 2017; p ublished online March 2017 .

Article. Subjects: IT and Communications Law. 10063 words.

This chapter serves three objectives. First, it provides a narrative account of key developments in core bioengineering technologies. Second, it critically interrogates the emergence and...

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Tax Law and Technological Change

Arthur J. Cockfield.

in The Oxford Handbook of Law, Regulation and Technology

July 2017; p ublished online December 2016 .

Article. Subjects: IT and Communications Law. 9880 words.

Writings on tax law and technology change often investigate three discrete but related questions: (1) how does tax law react to technology change; (2) how does tax law provoke technology...

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The Use of the Internet by Courts and the Judiciary: Findings from a Study Trip and Supplementary Research

Dougal McKechnie.

in International Journal of Law and Information Technology

January 2003; p ublished online January 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: IT and Communications Law. 0 words.

This paper is a summary of a research report focusing on the provision of Judicial and court information to the public through the use of the internet, and how this technology can be used in...

Moral Rights in Information Technology: A New Kind of 'Personal Right’?

Mira T. Sundara Rajan.

in International Journal of Law and Information Technology

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: IT and Communications Law. 0 words.

Should the moral rights of authors be protected in works of new technology that are characteristic of the ‘Digital Age’? This question has not been widely considered in international...

Europe’s Information Society project and digital inclusion: universal service obligations or social solidarity?

Philip Leith.

in International Journal of Law and Information Technology

June 2012; p ublished online April 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: IT and Communications Law. 9331 words.

The importance of digital inclusion to Europe is obvious: as we move towards an ever more internet-communicating society the lack of access to basic digital infrastructures for a...

An international constitutional moment for data privacy in the times of mass-surveillance

Monika Zalnieriute.

in International Journal of Law and Information Technology

June 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: IT and Communications Law. 18773 words.

Recently, there have been a lot of intense discussions on how human rights treaties might apply to extraterritorial mass-surveillance programmes. In the light of an increasingly prominent...

Avoiding terminological confusion between the notions of ‘biometrics’ and ‘biometric data’: an investigation into the meanings of the terms from a European data protection and a scientific perspective

Catherine A. Jasserand.

in International Data Privacy Law

February 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law; IT and Communications Law. 11011 words.

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This article has been motivated by an observation: the lack of rigor by European bodies when they use...

A critical appraisal of the Article 29 Working Party Opinion 05/2014 on data anonymization techniques

Khaled El Emam and Cecilia Álvarez.

in International Data Privacy Law

February 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law; IT and Communications Law. 11499 words.

Summary

The Article 29 Working Party opinion 05/2014, issued on 10 April 2014 on data anonymization techniques, has...

Ugandan privacy bill: a cosmetic tokenism?

Alex B. Makulilo.

in International Data Privacy Law

February 2016; p ublished online December 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law; IT and Communications Law. 7258 words.

Key points

The last two decades have witnessed privacy law reforms in Africa. Yet there is no privacy legislation in...

The evolving concept of data privacy in Japanese law

Hiroshi Miyashita.

in International Data Privacy Law

November 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law; IT and Communications Law. 7732 words.

How Japan has shaped and evolved the concept of data privacy is examined and how, in this context, it has overcome its culture of respecting the community and...

Customer data analytics: privacy settings for ‘Big Data’ business

Peter Leonard.

in International Data Privacy Law

February 2014; p ublished online December 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law; IT and Communications Law. 12743 words.

At the heart of a current global debate as to privacy regulation and ‘Big Data’ debate lie four questions:— Can national privacy laws and regulation...

Critical visualization: a case for rethinking how we visualize risk and security

Peter Hall, Claude Heath and Lizzie Coles-Kemp.

in Journal of Cybersecurity

September 2015; p ublished online December 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: IT and Communications Law; Computer Science; Computer Security. 7264 words.

In an era of high-profile hacks, information leaks and cybercrime, cybersecurity is the focus of much corporate and state-funded research. Data visualization is regarded as an important...

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