Electronic Commerce

ISBN: 9780735552364
Publisher: Aspen Law & Business
Edition: 2
Publication Date: 2004-12
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<p> <b>Electronic Commerce, Third Edition</b>, takes a practical, practice-oriented approach to the study of e-commerce. Author Ronald Mann, well-known commercial law scholar who recently served as Reporter for revisions to UCC Articles 3, 4, and 4A, de-mystifies the technology surrounding e-commerce with clear language and a problem-based pedagogy. The text is structured around the hypothetical representation of a technology company, giving students a preview of how principles and strategies work in the real world. </p> <p> <b>Among the features that make this text so accessible and illuminating</b>: </p> <ul> <li> <b>lucid and concise reading assignments</b>, that use nontechnical language whenever possible </li> <li> <b>explanations</b> about need-to-know technology that are clear and easily understood </li> <li> <b>exercises</b> that illustrate current issues in e-commerce practice </li> <li> <b>coverage of important commercial law topics</b>, such as click-through contracts, cybersquatting, web site development, software licensing, and electronic payments </li> <li> <b>dozens of discrete assignments</b> that allow for concentration on specific areas of interest </li> <li> <b>extensive Teacher’s Manual</b> that provides answers to assignments in the book and a companion web site <b>(www.mann-ecommerce.com)</b> that complements and enriches printed materials </li> </ul> <p> <b>The Third Edition has been thoroughly updated and reorganized to focus on current issues. New materials include</b>: </p> <ul> <li> the latest on spyware and a <b>new assignment on potential liability for internet-based intermediaries</b> (including edited versions of the Perfect 10 cases) </li> <li> <b>in-depth analysis</b> of important landmark cases such as the Supreme Court opinion in Grokster and the Ninth Circuit en banc opinion in <i>Yahoo! v. UEJF </i> </li> <li> numerous new opinions in a variety of areas, including <b>cybergriping</b> (<i> Lamparello v. Falwell</i>), <b>CAN-SPAM</b> (<i>Omega World Travel v. Mummagraphics</i>), <b>CDA</b> (<i>FHC v. Roommates.com</i>), and <b>clickwrap</b> (<i>Wachter</i>) </li> <li> <b>updated problem sets</b> that reflect advances in technology and practice </li> </ul> <p> If you are looking for a text that explains the nuances of e-commerce in lucid, practical terms, while presenting electronic transactions squarely in the context of modern commercial law, be sure to examine the new edition of Electronic Commerce. </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p>

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