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Halsbury's Laws of Canada – Technology and Internet (2020 Reissue)

Technology and Internet identifies and explains the facets of the Canadian legal system which have been affected by computers, the internet and other information technology. Formerly published as the Taxation (General) / Technology and Internet volume.
Publication Language: English

Hardcover | 328 pages

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Published: July 03, 2020
ISBN/ISSN: 9780433505778

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As pervasive as the internet and other information technology have become in everyday life, so too have they changed the law in a plethora of different fields, from e-commerce and intellectual property issues to civil and criminal wrongdoing. Computers have also revolutionized the judicial process, through such means as electronic discovery and electronic filing.

Halsbury’s Technology and Internet (2020 Reissue) concisely identifies and explains the many facets of the Canadian legal system that have been affected by computers, the internet and other information technology. Topics covered in this valuable title include:

  • Electronic documents, signatures and payments
  • Technology and privacy rights
  • Marketing, solicitation and advertising
  • Electronic transactions
  • Internet contracts and sales agreements
    • Disclosure
    • Cancellation and amendment of agreement
  • Copyright
    • Bundle of rights
    • Websites
    • Computer programs
    • ISP liability
  • Patents, trade secrets and industrial designs
  • Trade-marks and passing off
  • Torts
    • Defamation
    • Invasion of privacy
    • Passing off
  • Criminal offences
    • Publication of intimate images
    • Luring and disorderly conduct
    • Obscenity and child pornography
    • Making sexually explicit material available
    • Sexual offence agreement or arrangement
    • Hate propaganda
    • Harassment and threats
    • Defrauding the public or any person
    • Identity theft and fraud
    • Defamatory libel
    • Unauthorized use of computer or computer hacking
    • Mischief in relation to computer data
    • Gaming, betting and lottery schemes
  • Distracted driving
  • Discovery, production and disclosure
  • Electronic evidence and filing
  • Digital Hearing Workspace

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Table of contents

I. Introduction 
II. Electronic Documents, Signatures and Payments
III. Protection of Electronic Personal Information and Privacy
IV. Commercial Activity Online
V. Intellectual Property
VI. Improper Use of Technology (Civil and Criminal)
VII. Technology and the Judicial System