Category Archives: Internet Law

Combating threats of copyright infringement of software

By | August 19, 2008

Anirudh Rao 5th Year LL.B, University Law College, Bangalore Introduction: Over the past several years, advances in computer software have brought us time-saving business programs, educational software that teaches basic and sophisticated subjects, graphics programs that have revolutionized the design industry, Internet applications that help connect us with other computer users, and an increasingly complex variety of computer… Read More »

Why do my favorite websites have “terms of use” agreements?

By | May 13, 2008

To prevent misuse and abuse of those visiting, most reputable websites today have “terms of use” agreements. Those agreements must be read and agreed to before utilizing the services which the website offers. This is why you will see, for example, a complete set of guidelines that you must understand and agree to before selling or purchasing something… Read More »

Using Internet Business Forms to Protect your Rights

By | May 12, 2008

Do you operate an Internet business? If you buy or sell websites, it is essential that you use the correct legal documents to facilitate your transactions. No matter how small or large your Internet business is or what volume of work you do, Internet business forms are necessary to protect your rights.

Licensing Issues in New Media Transactions

By | October 1, 2004

As the World-Wide Web becomes an increasingly important research medium, many new services are emerging which seek to organize the wealth of information available on the Internet for specific purposes identified by clients. Ironically, the easy access to a universe of information and data available in digital form is fast becoming one of Internet’s greatest vulnerabilities, leading to… Read More »

Are you master of your own domain?

By | May 31, 2002

Enforcing Trademark Rights Online Through The ICANN Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy & The Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act[1] Henry J. Fasthoff, IV[2] May 2000 I. Introduction[3] The hottest commodity in Cyberspace is the domain name. Between 1996 and 1999, the number of domain names registered in the United States exploded from 1 million to more than 6 million.[4]… Read More »