Cyber Law

Cyber Law

Internet Privacy and Data Security Concerns

The year 2010 has shaped-up to be a decisive year for issues concerning Internet advertising, privacy and regulation. Baseline privacy standards for the handling of consumers’ personal data over the Internet and uniform data breach legislation are the subject of great debate internationally. For example, proposed legislation in the United States would require businesses holding […]

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Chinese Government and the Use of Internet

The focus is on the use of the internet by the Chinese dissidents, members of the Falugong, Tibetan activists and other groups and individuals in the Peoples Republic of China and it also includes member from the abroad who are regarded as subversive by the Chinese authority. It also examines the counter strategies that the […]

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Design Contracts – Avoiding the Eternal Website Development Problem

If you have a business, you pretty much need to have a website these days. That being said, most business owners hire people to design sites for them with little understanding for what they are doing. This can lead to problems when the designer takes their sweet time in completing the sites. A design contract […]

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FTC Guidelines and Internet Marketing Law

FTC Guidelines concerning Internet Marketing from an Arizona Internet Lawyer Lately there have been many questions from our clients in the internet marketing and blogging industry about the new Federal Trade Commission Guidelines. Specifically, whether an affiliate marketer or blogger must disclose certain information on their web page, and if so how the disclaimer must […]

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Anyone Can Become the Victim of a Cyber Stalker

A cyber stalker will often target individuals that they feel are vulnerable or powerless to do anything about their unwanted advances. This however does not mean that these are the only people who may be faced with this type of problem. Anyone can be targeted with this type of unwanted communication and in some cases […]

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Possible Punishments For Defamation of Character Via the Internet

These people tend to post offensive material solely using pseudonyms. In rare cases an offender may own top level domains, like .co.uk or.com. Where the offender owns a top level domain this is helpful because top level domains are issued by ICANN approved registries. In the UK Nominet is the central registry for.UK domain names. […]

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Cybersquatting – How Can I Get That Domain Name? Is a Lawyer Necessary?

Cybersquatting has been a major problem for trademark owners since the mid 1990’s. When domains were initially introduced as “addresses” on the Internet, some individuals started purchasing domains containing the names of famous products, the names of popular retailers and even the names of famous people. They would then offer to sell the name to […]

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Cyber Stalking Can Happen to Anyone

Many people think that they are exempt from cyber stalking. The fact of the matter is that anyone can become the target of online stalkers or predators. Stalking can come in many forms and is not necessarily always threatening or dangerous. The actual definition of a stalker is anyone who lavishes excessive amounts of unwanted […]

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Legal Issues Associated With Affiliate Marketing For Product Vendors

The contract which regulates the legal relationship between Affiliate Marketers and Product Vendors in the online marketing of goods is a critical document. The terms defining the rights and obligations of the parties should be very clear. Perhaps the most important clause to include in the contract is a termination clause, in the event that […]

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Cyber Stalkers Often Escalate to Sexual Predators

Many individuals do not take cyber stalkers seriously because they do not consider this problem to be very serious. After all what can a person do to you through words on a computer screen? Because of this belief many of these individuals simply delete the unwanted emails they receive from these individuals and often don’t […]

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