FAKE NEWS & CYBERLAW
Today, we all are consuming data and information on social media. Most of the times, we tend to believe that what we see on social media is correct. The advent of Over-The-Top Applications like WhatsApp have further made the dissemination of information as easy as the click of a button. Unfortunately, a large chunk of the information that is posted on social media is invariably either not accurate or is false.
This Book seeks to examine the important legal, policy and regulatory issues pertaining to fake news at a global level, to analyze what are the various cyberlaw approaches adopted in different countries to deal with fake news and further what are the other legal paradigms that need to be addressed by lawmakers and decision makers as they go forward in the direction of effectively regulating fake news.
AS CYBER SECURITY LAW DEVELOPS
Cyber security slowly is beginning to achieve centre stage attention. Various cyber security breaches in different parts of the world have convinced almost all stakeholders that there is a need for having in place legal frameworks to address the growing menace of cyber security breaches. It is in this regard that cyber security law as a jurisprudential subject is beginning to evolve.
This eBook seeks to examine some of the important developments that are taking place in different parts of the world which are contributing to the evolution and growth of cyber security law jurisprudence.
Quantum Computing is one of the most exciting technologies that we have seen emerging in the recent years. The potential of Quantum Computing is immense and would be a massive game changer in the coming times.
This Book seeks to identify some of the more important legal, policy and regulatory issues concerning Quantum Computing that are currently seen on the horizon. I hope that this book will start the initiation of discussions and deliberations which could lead to evolving jurisprudence concerning Quantum Computing. This book should be of tremendous value for all those who are interested in Quantum Computing and are closely watching its developments. This book should be of relevance to not just lawyers, legal professionals,judges, academicians, nation states, governments but also other stakeholders, who are keen to watch the growth and evolution in the Quantum Computing ecosystem jurisprudence.
Crypto-currencies today are hot topics of discussions. The disruptive nature of Crypto-currencies can hardly be overstated. Crypto-currencies are expected to change the complete landscape of payments in the coming times. That is the reason why different countries have sought to treat Crypto-currencies with lot of careful analysis and examination.
This Book seeks to analyze some of the key thrust areas of Belarus new legislation on crypto-currencies, its salient features and challenges that it bring across. This Book seeks to analyze the importance, significance and impact of the new Belarus legislation on the overall Cyberlaw jurisprudence concerning Crypto-currencies. This Book should be of immense interest for all stakeholders not just in the Crypto-currency ecosystem but also stakeholders who are ultimately interested on how digital payments and digital money is going to evolve in the coming times as also the legal, policy and regulatory nuances connected therewith.
GDPR, Data Localization & Indian Corporates
Data protection as an issue has always been an area of concern for various stakeholders in the digital and mobile ecosystem. Different countries have been coming up with different national laws on data protection. European Union has recently adopted an extremely significant standard on data protection which is invariably looked up as a role model by various countries, being General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The said Regulation has come into effect from 25th May, 2018 and is expected to have a game-changing impact.
This Book should be of value to not just lawyers, legal professionals, lawyers, judges, academicians, nation states, governments but also various companies and their boards and other stakeholders, who are concerned with data processing pertaining to people residing in the European Union as also data localization.
Cyber Sovereignty & Cyberlaw
Cyberspace has brought across distinctly new fertile areas for the potential growth of new concepts. One of the new concepts that we are beginning to hear lately is the concept of cyber sovereignty. At a first look, the entire concept of cyber sovereignty has various connotations. We all thought that cyberspace created a boundary-less medium and that being so, it was a common heritage for humanity as a whole. Hence, any talk of sovereignty in cyberspace itself runs contra to the concept of cyberspace. However, as countries have woken up to the significance and impact of cyberspace, they are now increasingly propagating and expanding the scope of the new legal concept known as cyber sovereignty.
This Book has been written at a very early stage of development concerning cyber sovereignty. I hope it could be a starting point for the evolution of discussion and debate about the evolving jurisprudence concerning cyber sovereignty. This book should be of value to not just lawyers, legal professionals, lawyers, judges, academicians, nation states, governments but also other stakeholders, who are concerned with how practically the concept of cyber sovereignty is beginning to evolve and is likely to sustain and consolidate in the coming times.
CORPORATE BOARDS & CYBER SECURITY – NEW AGE LEGAL RESPONSIBILITIES
Being a member of a board of directors of a company today is not an easy task. Not only does it involve huge elements of pressure in decision making but more significantly, with the passage of time, a new distinct kind of responsibility is being expected from the boards of companies. The advent of cybersecurity and the massive increase in cybersecurity breaches have ensured that protection and preservation of cybersecurity is increasingly being seen as a responsibility of boards of the companies. So significant is cybersecurity for the day-to-day systems and operations of any company that different legislative frameworks and statutory bodies are now increasingly coming up with the new stipulations, for the boards for protecting and preserving cybersecurity.
This book seeks to analyze what’s the current legal jurisprudence concerning the responsibility of boards of companies for protecting cybersecurity; what is the international position in this regard; what are the distinct legal approaches in different countries; what is the evolving jurisprudence in this regard; and what are the international perspectives that are emerging in this context- these and other questions are sought to be covered by the present book. This present book should be handbook for every member of boards of management of any company, who needs to know about the impact of cybersecurity on the responsibility of the present day board.