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E-mail Law

E-mail Law is an accessible, authoritative overview of the major legal ramifications of the commercial use of e-mail. It canvasses legislation from across Canada and the United States as well as relevant case law to provide readers with an up-to-date comprehensive Canadian perspective on e-mail legal issues and internet privacy law.
Publication Language: English
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$120.00
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Softcover | 188 pages

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Published: August 30, 2008
ISBN/ISSN: 9780433447177

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A Complete, Compact Summary of Current E-mail Policies and Law

It is estimated that, during the second quarter of 2007, 196 billion e-mails circulated over the Internet every day and it is projected that this number will increase to 374 billion by 2011. You need to be aware of the legal impact of this kind of communication.

The fifth book in Butterworths Information Technology Law series; E-mail Law is an accessible, authoritative overview of the major legal ramifications of the commercial use of e-mail. It canvasses legislation from across Canada and the United States as well as relevant case law to provide readers with an up-to-date comprehensive Canadian perspective on e-mail legal issues and internet privacy law.

E-mail in a Commercial World - What You Need to Know

This publication contains helpful material on topics such as e-contracts, spam, the monitoring of e-mail in an employment context and lawful access requests, document retention and the use of e-mail as evidence. You'll find a systematic analysis of current and upcoming trends as well as practical policy implementation advice for advisors in a variety of industries.

Well-written and Thorough, This Unique Reference Guide Provides
  • National coverage on trends in your own region as well as other provinces
  • Policy implementation checklists with guidelines for setting up employment/commercial policies
  • Expert commentary with concise, reliable advice for both lawyers and non-lawyers
  • Efficiency of design featuring detailed subheadings that allow you to quickly find relevant material
Who Will Benefit
  • Corporate council - seeking a handy tool for creating employee e-mail use policies, advising on corporate document retention practices and providing information on valid e-mail contracting procedures
  • Human resources professionals - looking to implement employee e-mail usage policies and monitoring programs
  • Privacy/technology lawyers - when advising businesses on their e-commerce and electronic communication policies


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Table of contents

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Chapter 1: Contract Formation via E-mail
I. Introduction
II. Legislative Framework
III - Offer and Acceptance
IV. Electronic Agents
V. Writing, Signature and Other Formalities
VI. Time and Place of E-mail Contract Formation
VII. E-mail Notices
VIII. Jurisdictional Issues
IX. Conclusion
Chapter 2: Spam
I. Introduction
II. Legislative Framework
III. Practical Steps Towards Controlling Spam
IV. Conclusion
Chapter 3: E-mail Monitoring
I. Introduction
II. Legislative Framework
III. E-mail Monitoring in the Employment Context
IV. Lawful Access and E-mail Monitoring
V. Conclusion
Chapter 4: Document Retention
I. Introduction
II. Legislative Framework
III. Statutory Retention Periods
IV. Document Retention Policy (DRP)
V. Sanctions for Unauthorized Retention and Destruction
VI. Conclusion
Chapter 5: E-mail as Evidence
I. Introduction
II. Legislative Framework
III. Admissibility
IV. Discovery of E-mail
V. Conclusion