Cyberlaw, Legal Issues, Treaties
BitLaw: This a comprehensive Internet resource on technology law, containing much information on patent, copyright, trademark, and Internet legal issues.
Council of Europe Convention on Cybercrime: Signed by 41 European countries, plus the U.S., Canada and Japan, this treaty supplies a legal framework aimed at the protection of society against cyber-crime by adopting appropriate legislation and fostering international co-operation. A link to an explanatory report is also available. An additional resource on this topic is Frequently Asked Questions and Answers on the Convention on Cybercrime from the US Cybercrime.gov website.
Cybercrime Law: Cybercrimelaw.net is a presentation of penal laws on cybercrime around the world. The site currently contains information about the laws in 69 countries, including those preparing such legislation. Cybercrimes on this web site are illegal access, illegal interception, data interference, system interference and misuse of devices.
Cyberlaw Encyclopedia: A vast resource of information on law, technology and the Internet. This site is based in Canada and some information may not be applicable in your jurisdiction; always consult with a local professional in the applicable field.
Duke Law and Technology Review: The Duke Law & Technology Review (DLTR) is an online legal publication that focuses on the evolving intersection of law and technology. This area of study draws on a number of legal specialties: intellectual property, business law, free speech and privacy, telecommunications, criminal law, and others.
Guide to Internet Law: News and general information on internet law, both regional and international.
Harvard Journal of Law and Technology: Information on technology and law.
KuesterLaw - The Technology Law Resource: This site is a great resource on technology law information, especially including patent, copyright and trademark law.
Privacy International: Privacy International has been most prominent in North America, Europe and Asia, where it has liaised with local human rights organizations to raise awareness about the development of national surveillance systems. The network has also been used by law reform and human rights organizations in more than twenty countries to assist local privacy issues. In Thailand and the Philippines, for example, Privacy International worked with local human rights bodies to develop national campaigns against the establishment of government identity card systems.
Safer Internet (InSafe): The Safer Internet Action Plan promoting safety on the Internet is the official European Union’s response to tackling the controversial issue of illegal, harmful and racist content on the Internet.
Spam Laws: A collection laws regulating commercial "spam" e-mail from countries around the world.
Standford Technology and Law Review: Extensive collections of articles dealing with technology and internet issues, as well as virtual symposia, working papers, news and commentary.
The Center for the Study of Technology and Society: The purpose of the Center for the Study of Technology and Society is to study and report on the important technological issues that affect society.
UCLA Online Institute for Cyberspace Law and Policy: An online organization which exists to provide research resources on Law and the Internet, to identify legal and policy issues in this area and help generate solutions to cyberspace problems and to provide a forum for the dissemination of new ideas. Reports, news items and announcements, plus links to Internet/cyberspace law-related sites are all prominently featured here. The online magazine "Cyberlaw Perspectives" is also available here.
Unauthorized Access to Computer Systems - Penal Legislation in 44 Countries: A collection of legal penalties for breaking into computer systems.
University of Warwick (UK) Journal of Information, Law and Technology: Information on information and technology law in the United Kingdom.