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Netlaw
Communications of the Association for Information Systems
  • J.P. Shim, Mississippi State University
  • Mark G. Simkin, University of Nevada, Reno
  • Graham W. Bartlett, University of Nevada, Reno
Publication Date
9-20-2000
Abstract

As the Internet becomes increasingly commercialized, the role of national and international laws for regulating the Internet moves to the forefront. The unique nature of conducting business and communicating over the Internet challenges numerous well-established legal principles and standards. Internet law, or "NetLaw," deals with the legalities of Internet usage and provides an understanding of how laws interrelate with other aspects of online culture and society. This short tutorial explores the most important legal issues raised by the expanding use of the Internet and provides a general understanding of the concept, benefits and recent developments of NetLaw.

Citation Information
J.P. Shim, Mark G. Simkin and Graham W. Bartlett. "Netlaw" (2000)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/jp_shim/4/