Legal and Socio-Ethical Issues in Online Business

This chapter reviews and discusses legal and socio-ethical requirements that affect Online Business activities. There is particular reference to Internet law with respect to interpretations of different aspects of the Law. Some of the laws covered in the chapter includes, Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986, Computer Misuse Act of 1990, Copyright, Electronic Communication Privacy Act 2000 and the data protection Act of UK 2000. Email and Privacy Laws usually covering email policy, email privacy, monitoring employees, Right of Privacy in Online applications, Crypto-systems, Online Games and Gambling, and most importantly the Telephone consumer Act of 1991.


Electronic Communication Court Order Federal Bureau Punitive Damage Civil Action 
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