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E-Commerce Law & Policy

Current Issue (February 2016)

Volume: 18 Issue: 2



About E-Commerce Law & Policy:

The monthly law journal giving authoratitive insights into all aspects of e-commerce law and regulations affecting online business, including domain names, Intellectual property, copyrights, online advertising, behavourial advertising, cloud computing, net neutrality, privacy, cybercrime, social media, trademarks, online sales, licensing and software / read more

The February 2016 edition of E-Commerce Law & Policy

In February's edition of the publication, we lead with the news that political agreement has been reached in the EU on the new EU-US 'Privacy Shield' - the potential replacement for Safe Harbor. But, as the legal experts we spoke to were quick to point out, the full text of the new arrangement is not ready yet - and even when it is, we await an assessment from the Article 29 Working Party on the Privacy Shield's legality. 

Nick Fenner and Emma Fox of TLT Solicitors LLP talk us through recent steps taken by the European Commission to edge closer to the goal of the digital single market. Nick and Emma's article includes comment on the new online contract rules, the Online Dispute Resolution tool, and the draft EU Accessibility Act. 

In Pakistan, tension has mounted over the government's attempts to introduce a new cyber security regime through its Electronic Crimes Bill, a piece of legislation that has drawn criticism from privacy campaigners. Karimullah Adeni and Ali Kabir Shah of Ali & Associates discuss the Bill and how the battle lines between privacy and security have been drawn in Pakistan. 

PLUS - More news commentary on the key legal developments affecting the digital landscape over the past few weeks, and articles from legal experts on the issues that matter to IP, media and technology lawyers across the world.

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