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Cyber Law in the Netherlands

By Mark G.A. Egeler, Wanda E.L. van Kerkvoorden, Arno R. Lodder
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Derived from the renowned multi-volume International Encyclopaedia of Laws, this practical guide to cyber law – the law affecting information and communication technology (ICT) – in   the Netherlands covers every aspect of the subject, including intellectual property rights in the ICT sector, relevant competition rules, drafting and negotiating ICT-related contracts, electronic transactions, privacy issues, and computer crime. Lawyers who handle transnational matters will appreciate the detailed explanation of specific characteristics of practice and procedure.

Following  a general introduction, the book assembles its information and guidance in seven main areas of practice: the regulatory framework of the electronic communications market; software protection, legal protection of databases or chips, and other intellectual property matters; contracts with regard to software licensing and network services, with special attention to case law in this area; rules with regard to electronic evidence, regulation of electronic signatures, electronic banking, and electronic commerce; specific laws and regulations with respect to the liability of network operators and service providers and related product liability; protection of individual persons in the context of the processing of personal data and confidentiality; and the application of substantive criminal law in the area of ICT.


Its succinct yet scholarly nature, as well as the practical quality of the information it provides, make this book a valuable time-saving tool for business and legal professionals alike. Lawyers representing parties with interests in the Netherlands will welcome this very useful guide, and academics and researchers will appreciate its value in the study of comparative law in this relatively new and challenging field.

Publish Date 12/21/2016
Product Line Kluwer Law International
ISBN 9789041185488
SKU 9041185488
Table of Contents

The Authors
List of Abbreviations
Preface
General Introduction
Chapter 1. General Background of the Country
Chapter 2. Telecommunications Infrastructure
Chapter 3. The Information and Communications Technology Market
Chapter 4. E-Commerce: Facts and Figures
Chapter 5. E-Government Initiatives
Part I. Regulation of the ICT Market
Chapter 1. Regulatory Framework of the Telecommunications Sector
Chapter 2. Regulation of Competition in the ICT Market
Part II. Protection of IP in the IT sector
Introduction
Chapter 1. Copyright
Chapter 2. Legal Protection of Databases and Non-original Writings
Chapter 3. Legal Protection of Software
Chapter 4. Legal Protection of Computer Chips
Chapter 5. Patent Law
Chapter 6. Design Law
Conclusion
Part III. ICT Contracts
Introduction
Chapter 1. General Contracting Principles
Chapter 2. General ICT Contract Terms
Chapter 3. Case Law
Conclusion
Part IV. Electronic Transactions
Introduction
Chapter 1. Legal Status of Electronic Transactions
Chapter 2. Information Requirements
Chapter 3. Electronic General Terms
Chapter 4. Regulation of Electronic Signatures and Certification Services
Part V. Noncontractual Liability
Chapter 1. The Law on Liability of Service Providers
Chapter 2. Notice and Take-down
Chapter 3. Case Law
Part VI. Privacy Protection
Chapter 1. Regulation of Personal Data Processing
Chapter 2. Dutch Data Protection Act
Chapter 3. Protection of Telecommunications Privacy
Part VII. Computer-Related Crime
Introduction
Chapter 1. History of Dutch Legal Initiatives
Chapter 2. Criminal Code
Chapter 3. Criminal Procedure Code
Selected Bibliography
Index

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