[AfrICANN-discuss] FW: Internet and E-Commerce Law News (2/21/2012)

Anne-Rachel Inne anne-rachel.inne at icann.org
Tue Feb 21 19:53:16 SAST 2012

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Subject: Internet and E-Commerce Law News (2/21/2012)


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ARMENIA: EU Launches Free Trade Negotiations with Armenia
Brussels, 20 February 2012 - The EU decided to launch negotiations on a deep and comprehensive free trade area with Armenia in order to boost economic growth and investment with this Eastern European Partner. The negotiations will cover matters that have become crucial to a modern, transparent and predictable trade and investment environment. They will not only tackle market access conditions but also focus on regulatory approximation, which will help to achieve a closer economic integration of Armenia with the EU.

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IBLS is pleased to announce its newest law publication: E-Commerce and Tax Law Journal. The Law Journal is a legal publication created and published by the IBLS, the world largest Internet law publisher and Thomas Jefferson School of Law Masters in Law Program. The Law Journal publishes writings by academics, practitioners and policy makers on a variety of topics, including e-commerce, electronic contracting, techno torts, cyber crime, privacy, Internet taxation, international taxation, etc. These are some of the most rapidly developing areas of the law, and the dialogue initiated by the journal will help form the future of these emerging fields.

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From Legal Correspondents and IBLS Editors

Does a Website that Archives other Websites Violate Copyrights?
It is fascinating to see how as new e-businesses evolve so related lawsuits do -well, it may not be that fascinating for the parties involved, but for jurists it is interesting to see the evolution of the law; particularly, how traditional legal concepts are applied to new ways of doing business. Indeed, it is now ordinary to see how the traditional legal concepts of conversion and theft are unsuccessfully applied to the online world while other concepts such as copyright laws are more successful, although sometimes tricky. This article provides an example on how copyrights laws were applied to a new e-business whose model was to archive sites from the World Wide Web.

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Global Cyber Name Identities Enter New Age
Suddenly, perfect storms are developing on the global branding fronts; the top of the agenda is now 'naming' of the brands itself and how will the names survive the rapid changes of massive digitalization of social media where such name identies reside and skate to catch customers via global cyber branding.

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Click Fraud Liability and the Meaning of "User"
A California district court considered the issue of whether the language of the contract entered into by the advertiser and a Web publisher was such so as to exempt the advertiser from paying fees for fraudulent clicks on its advertisements. The court denied the defendants??? motion to dismiss, finding that meaning of the term ???user??? was a triable issue.

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Anti-Skimming Laws in the United States
Washington State???s anti-skimming legislation was passed in February 2008 and became effective in July 2008. The law makes it a felony to scan a Radio Frequency Identification Device (RFID) tag belonging to another without that person???s consent and to use the data for an illegal purpose, including fraud, identity theft, or stalking. In October 2008, California followed Washington State and enacted similar legislation.

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Ethical Challenges Posed by the Transmission of Metadata
Several U.S. attorney disciplinary bodies have issued opinions on the dangers of counsel???s inadvertently transmitting attorney-client confidences within metadata embedded within electronic documents, and regarding the ethical permissibility searching for and viewing of such metadata by attorneys who receive those documents. A number of jurisdictions have adopted the ABA???s (American Bar Association) recommendations regarding the transmission and review of metadata encoded within electronic documents.

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