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Internet Auctions: A Guide for Buyers and Sellers
Federal Trade Commision (www.ftc.gov)
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Notice of Security Breach State Laws
A state by state list by Consumer Union of US, Inc
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Buying Drugs Online: It’s Convenient and Private but Beware of “Rogue Sites”
U.S. Food and Drug Administration, by John Henkel
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Know who you’re Dealing with Online
Tips by StaySafeOnline.org
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U.K. Consumer Credit Bill
By Government News Network
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Vettes and Lemons in E-bay
US Federal Trade Commission
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Consumer Fraud in the United States, an FTC Survey
U.S. Federal Trade Commission
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FTC Shuts Down Spyware Operation
U.S. Federal Trade Commission
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Google’s Disco Mobile Application may Violate the Telephone Consumer Protection Act
Martha L. Arias, Attorney at Law; IBLS Editor
Most people may agree that there is nothing more annoying that text messaging advertisement. Text messaging advertisement is an invasion of privacy, one may ...
Strategic Planning and Communication
Dr. Valencia T. Johnson
Organizational leaders play a pivotal role in helping their organization create and execute a plan for achieving and maintaining organizational effectiveness. ...
ARGENTINA TO MOVE FORWARD WITH THE EU AGREEMENT
Cealfaro/alfarolaw
ARGENTINA TO MOVE FORWARD WITH THE EU AGREEMENT Author: Alfaro-Abogados Argentina agreed with the Mercosur to propose Europe the opening of 90% of the tariff ...
The Argentine Antitrust Agency has adopted a conservative approach when assessing the structure of control of Chinese State-Owned Enterprises ( Part 2)
Pedro Mazer, Alfaro Abogados
The Argentine Antitrust Agency has adopted a conservative approach when assessing the structure of control of Chinese State-Owned Enterprises ( Part 2) ...
SEO: Law and Good Practice
Michael Scutt, infolaw.co.uk
SEO: law and good practice by Michael Scutt Humans love miracles. Even if you don’t believe that Jesus turned water into wine or fed ...
T-Systems to bring corporate customers in Germany and Europe onto Cisco’s global Intercloud platform
news.europawire.eu
T-Systems to bring corporate customers in Germany and Europe onto Cisco’s global Intercloud platform ...
ODR in Family Law
Christina Blacklaws, www.infolaw.co.uk
ODR in family law By Christina Blacklaws Family law today is a cottage industry. Despite new entrants looking to offer national, commoditised legal services, most family ...
Oberthur Technologies announces that its subscription management solution for Internet-of-Things (IoT) markets is fully compliant with the GSMA Embedded SIM Specification
http://news.europawire
Oberthur Technologies announces that its subscription management solution for Internet-of-Things (IoT) markets is fully compliant with the GSMA Embedded SIM Specification ...
The European Commission introduced package of tax transparency measures

The European Commission introduced package of tax transparency measures to tackle corporate tax avoidance and harmful tax competition in the EU ...
FTC: E-commerce Increases Choice and Convenience for Contact Lens Wearers
U.S. Federal Trade Commission
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FTC Offers New Online Safety Campaign in Spanish
U.S. Federal Trade Commission
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Big Print. Little Print. What’s the Deal?
U.S. Federal Trade Commission
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Health Information Technology
National Institute of Standards and Technology- NIST-
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Involving Users in Web Accessibility Evaluation
Taken from Web Accessibility Initiative
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EU Consumer Policy Strategy 2002-2206
Taken from the European Union Official Portal
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Interview - Cornelia Kutterer (BEUC): Consumer rights online need to be secured
EurActiv
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What is Metadata Anyway
Gail Cookson, Esq.
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Tracing Activity on a Windows-Based Desktop
Robert S. Greefield, MCP
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New workplace surveillance rules in Victoria
IBLS Contributor: Irene Zeitler, Freehills Law Firm, irene.zeitler@freehills.com
On 1 July 2007, the Surveillance Devices (Workplace Privacy) Act 2006 (Vic) came into effect, amending the existing Surveillance Devices Act 1999 (Vic) (Act). ...
FTC Testifies on Potential Risks of Peer-to-Peer File Sharing
IBLS Contributor: U.S. Federal Trade Commission, www.ftc.gov
The Federal Trade Commission today told the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform that consumer use of peer-to-peer file-sharing technology can be risky ...
E-Business: Let's Go International but Safe and Sound
Martha L. Arias, IBLS Director.
E-businesses, especially those 'mom- n"pop' stores that may now enjoy the benefits of international sales, have meaningful and free of charge information available to ...
Online Auction Sites are Selling Recalled Children’s Products
Martha L. Arias, IBLS Director
A recent study by Keri Brown Kirschman, from the Department of Psychology, University of Dayton, and Gary A Smith, from the Center for Injury ...
Hotels.Com Sued for Discrimination Against Thousands of Disabled Travelers
International Center for Disability Resources on the Internet- ICDRI
Hotels.com, one of the world's largest online travel agencies, is discriminating against people with disabilities by refusing to guarantee reservations for wheelchair-accessible rooms, according ...
Spam Text Messaging is Prohibited under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act
Martha L. Arias, Attorney at Law
Long ago unsolicited telephone calls from vendors became common in the United States. The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) was implemented as a ...
The U.S. Telemarketing Rule
Martha L. Arias, Immigration and Internet Law Attorney, Miami; IBLS Director
Telemarketing includes soliciting services through telephone calls and fax messages. Because U.S. businesses are increasingly using telemarketing services to advertise their products ...
The Mobile Industry Adopts Rules to Protect Young Mobile Users
Editor, Maricelle Ruiz, IBLS Director – Europe
In February 2008, European mobile operators and content providers are slated to introduce standards to safeguard children using mobile phones. These codes are part ...
Commission Staff Submits Comments to Florida State Bar on Computer-Accessed Attorney Communications
IBLS Contributor: US Federal Trade Commission-FTC, www.ftc.gov.
Commission authorization of the filing of staff comments: The Commission has authorized the staffs of the Office of Policy Planning, Bureau of Economics, Bureau ...
Latest Endeavor of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission: a Blog on “Protecting Consumer in the Next Tech-Ade”
Martha L. Arias, IBLS Director.
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently launched a blog to promote participation from the public on issues related to consumer protection in the ...
Information Technologies, webpages, e-commerce, Venezuela, The User and Consumer Protection Act, Ley de Protección al Consumidor y al Usuario, Official Gazette No. 37.930, B2B, B2C, consumer, Instituto para la Defensa y Educación del Consumidor y del Usuario, privacy note,
Leopoldo Brandt Graterol, Partner at ARAQUE REYNA SOSA VISO & PITTIER Venezuela, www.araquereyna.com
The User and Consumer Protection Act, ("Ley de Protección al Consumidor y al Usuario)” (Official Gazette No. 37.930 from May 4th, 2004), provides for ...
Jury Decision in CollegeNET, Inc. v. XAP Corporation Expands Application of the Lanham Act to Internet Companies
Arthur S. Beeman, Partner, DLA Piper San Francisco, arthur.beeman@dlapiper.com
DLA Piper US LLP has successfully represented CollegeNET, Inc., a leading provider of Internet solutions for higher education, in a dispute against Xap Corporation. ...
TRADE POLICY REVIEW: ISRAEL Shift to high-tech contributed to increases in exports and economic growth
World Trade Organization
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OECD Guidelines for Consumer Protection in the Context of Electronic Commerce
Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development- OECD
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FTAA: Reports of the Committee of Government Representatives on the Participation of Civil Society to the Trade Negotiations Committee.
Ftaa-Alca.org
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Competition: Commission requests information from Greece on compliance with Court ruling on electronic communications liberalisation Directive
European Commission
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Section 3006- Abuse Registration of personal names as domain names- of the Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act of 1999: just a good intent
Martha L. Arias, LL.B., J.D., LL.M.
Cybersquatting is a term used to describe abusive registration of domain names. President Clinton signed the U.S. Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act (ACPA) in ...
Internet
U.S. Federal Communications Commission- FCC
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E-gov Standards Initiates in Andhra Pradesh India
Centre for Good Governance, Andhra Pradesh, India
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Consumer Protection: It’s the Name of the Game! For National Consumer Protection Week 2006
U.S. Federal Trade Commission
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Electronic Payment Project
Government of Canada
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EESC fears for fundamental rights in relation to the storage of electronic data
European Economic and Social Committee
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TRADE POLICY REVIEW: ANGOLA Diversification of production and trade is essential for balanced development
World Trade Organization
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Airtight WiFi 101
Taken from www.gcn.com
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Regular computer users perform better in key school subjects, OECD study shows
Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development- OECD
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TRADE POLICY REVIEW: DJIBOUTI Progress has been made in stabilizing the economy; further reforms would help diversification
World Trade Organization
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$100 Laptop Project Moves Closer to Narrowing Digital Divide
UNDP
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International Roaming Charges: Frequently Asked Questions
European Union
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Telecoms: the current “universal service” safety net of the EU still works well, say stakeholders
European Commission
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AFRISPA launches a paradigm shift to stimulate internet growth through content
Afrispa
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Internal Market: Commission acts to ensure 19 Member States implement EU laws (2001 Copyright Directive: Spain)
European Commission
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A PC for Every Home and the Broadband Initiative
International Telecommunication Union
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Internet infrastructure: APCNews meets ‘open access’ advocates in the EASSy run up
APC
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Trade Policy Review: United Arab Emirates (uae)
World Trade Organization
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AFRICA: Getting connected at last
IRIN
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Students, workers and men lead the way in Internet use in Europe; E-commerce blossoms
Editor, Maricelle Ruiz, IBLS Director -- Europe
Almost 80% of European Union students and more than half of EU workers or 55% used the Internet at least once a week last ...
The United Arab Emirates tops the list of Internet Use in the Middle East
Editor, Maricelle Ruiz, IBLS Director -- Middle East
More than half of the citizens of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) or 53% use the Internet regularly, according to The World Fact Book ...
The European Convention on Human Rights & Minors' Right to Privacy in UK
IBLS Editorial Department
The Civil Division of a United Kingdom ("UK") 'Court of Appeal' decided on May 7th, 2008, that a complete trial must be conducted on ...
The EU opens its own Internet Health Portal
Editor, Maricelle Ruiz, IBLS Director -- Europe
At least one third of European Union adults – about 130 million people – browsed health information in the World Wide Web last year. ...
Free Movement of Goods within the EU vs. Member States' Law Restrictions on Mail Orders
IBLS Editorial Department
Article 28 and 30 of Directive 2000/31/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of June 8, 2000, on certain legal aspects of ...
Identity Theft topped the FTC complaints during 2005
Martha L. Arias, LL.B., J.D., LL.M.
Accounting for 225.000 cases (37%) out of 686.000 complaints filed with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) during the year 2005, according to the agency ...
Vulnerability in eBay website may allow phishing attacks
Martha L. Arias, LL.B., J.D., LL.M.
The U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team –US CERT- warned eBay customers of the possibility of phishing attacks. US CERT explained that eBay ...
Third Party Payment Services are Safer according to Microsoft Company
Martha L. Arias, IBLS Director.
Microsoft Company advices that for e-payments consumers should use websites that have third party payment services because this guarantees safer transactions. ...
Online Data Brokers and Your Privacy
Martha L. Arias, IBLS Director.
Do you know that somebody may buy the list of phones you dialed from your cell phone during the last month? People will ...
Fake Check Scams: # 1 Telemarketing Fraud in 2006
Martha L. Arias, IBLS Director.
The National Consumer League –NCL- released a list of the 10 most common telemarketing and internet scams during the year 2006. Fake check ...
FTC Takes Aim at Oregon Operation That Targeted Small Businesses
IBLS Contributor: US Federal Trade Commission-FTC, www.ftc.gov
The Federal District Court in Oregon has frozen the assets of Beaverton-based Merchant Processing, Inc. (MPI), its owner, and affiliated companies. The court ordered ...
New FTC “Red Flag” Rules Mean Online Deals with Criminals Can Be Punished
IBLS Editor
According to new rules promulgated by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC), companies are now on the hook for their business dealings, even with ...
Consumers' Rights under the U.S. Electronic Fund Transfers Act
Martha L. Arias, Immigration and Internet Law Attorney, Miami; IBLS Director
Even though it is difficult to believe it nowadays, especially under the current mortgage crisis, U.S. consumers have rights under the Electronic Fund Transfers ...
Access Everywhere-Secure Nowhere? EU-Agency ENISA Launches Position Paper on Mobile E-ID Security Issues
www.enisa.europa.eu
Mobile eID-for better or for worse? Your mobile is fast becoming your new PC, wallet, identity card, but is it secure? The EU Agency ...
State Statutes Requiring Internet Filtering and Internet Usage Policies in Public Schools and Libraries
IBLS Editorial Department - Staff Attorney
In the United States, numerous states have supplemented the Federal Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA) by enacting legislation requiring that public schools and/or libraries ...
Is Internet Becoming a Cyber Gun Market?
Martha L. Arias, IBLS Director.
America is mourning. A mentally ill young student decided to put an end to his resentment by killing many bright and productive minds ...
Sweepstakes Promoters Will Pay $1.4 Million To Settle FTC Charges
IBLS Contributor: US Federal Trade Commission-FTC, www.ftc.gov,
A sweepstakes operation that enticed consumers to send money in order to win cash prizes has agreed to pay almost $1.4 million to settle ...
Malta's Electronic Commerce Act
Martha L. Arias, IBLS Director
Malta, a European financial center located in the Southern areas of the Mediterranean Sea, has developed comprehensive e-commerce legislation and is an active e-commerce ...
U.S. Lawyers are Free to Outsource Legal Work
Martha L. Arias, Immigration and Internet Law Attorney, Miami; IBLS Director
According to the recently enacted American Bar Association Ethics Opinion 08-451, U.S. lawyers and firms can outsource legal work provided that they adhere to ...
Bolivia's New Consumer Law
C.R. & F. Rojas, www.rojas-lawfirm.com
Bolivia, for the first time, has a consumer rights law. Supreme Decree No. 0065 of April 3, 2009, regulates users' and consumer's rights for ...
Deceptive Trade Descriptions and False or Misleading Statements in Advertising under Ireland's Consumer Information Act 1978
IBLS Editorial Department
E-Commerce has revived consumer protection laws relevance. Understandably, consumer protection must be invigorated in a medium built upon advertisement and consumer trust such as ...
SEC Announces the Imminent Release of Guidance on the Use of Websites for Corporate Reporting Purposes
IBLS Editorial Department- Staff Attorney
The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is on the brink of issuing guidance to publicly trading companies that wish to disclose their ...
The Ryan Haight Online Pharmacy Consumer Protection Act of 2008
IBLS Editorial Department
On October 15, 2008, President George W. Bush signed the Ryan Haight Online Pharmacy Consumer Protection Act of 2008. The purpose of the Act ...
Not For Your Eyes Only: Israel Adopts Rules on Online Anonymity
IBLS Contributor: Odia Kagan, Partner, Shavit Bar-On Gal-On Tzin Nov Yagur Law Offices – Tel Aviv, Israel, odia.kagan@gmail.com
In the first case of its kind to reach the District courts in Israel, the District Court of Haifa sets clear guidelines for disclosing ...
Citizen Data Protection in Focus - ENISA on Privacy in National eID Cards: ‘Europe Needs a Strategy’
IBLS Contributor: ENISA- www.enisa.europa.eu
The EU Agency ENISA [the European Network and Information Security Agency] today launched its Position Paper on security features in European eID schemes. The ...
FTC Obtains Judgment of More Than $17 Million
IBLS Contributor: US Federal Trade Commission-FTC, www.ftc.gov
John Stefanchik and his company, the Beringer corporation, have been ordered to pay over $17 million to consumers for falsely representing that the consumers ...
Protection of Personal Data in Chile
Martha L. Arias, Immigration and Internet Law Attorney, Miami; IBLS Director
Protection of Personal Data in Chile is regulated by Law No.19628 (1999) [Protection de la Vida Privada], and its most recent update Law No. ...
Some Internet Service Cash Rebates May Be Disguised Loans
Martha L. Arias, Immigration & Internet Law Attorney, Miami; IBLS Director
Human creativity has no boundaries. This creativity, however, may be used for the good and the bad. A very peculiar business ...
EU Agency Presents a New Study on How to Counter Information Security Risks with a Change in the Financial Sector Staff Awareness
www.enisa.europa.eu
EU Agency presents a new study on how to counter information security risks with a change in the financial sector staff awareness. Loss caused by ...
Republic of Korea Drafts Internet Libel Law for 2009
Kelly O'Connell, IBLS Editor
On July 22, the Republic of Korea Government announced that new rules are coming into effect for the country's web, drafted by the Korea ...
OECD Urges Argentina to Improve Capacity to Enforce the Anti-Bribery Convention
Organization of Economic Co-operation and Development, www.oecd.com
Argentina should promptly establish effective liability and sanctions for companies for the offence of foreign bribery and significantly improve its capacity to investigate and ...
California's New Law on Health Data Privacy
Kelly O'Connell, IBLS Editor
In the aftermath of a series of serious data breaches affecting many Californians in the last few years, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has signed legislation ...
Protection of Electronic Commerce in the new 'Law for the Defense of Persons in Accessing Goods and Services'
IBLS Contributor: Leopoldo Brandt Graterol, Araque Reyna Sosa Viso Pittier, Venezuela, lbrandt@araquereyna.com
The recently enacted "Law for the Defense of Persons in Accessing Goods and Services" (May 27, 2008), redefines the legal framework for e-commerce operations ...
FTC Warns Consumers About Bogus E-Mail That Claims to Be From Agency
IBLS Contributor: Federal Trade Commission, www.ftc.gov
Attachment Unleashes Malicious Spyware Onto Consumers’ Computers Consumers, including corporate and banking executives, appear to be targets of a bogus e-mail supposedly sent by the ...
Charges Filed For Email Fraud
IBLS Contributor: Attorney Odia Kagan, Tel Aviv, Israel, odia@okaganlaw.com
Fraud charges were recently filed against, Oren Rahimian, an Israeli resident, for email fraud and transfer of false information by email, according to the ...
International Business Law Center Receives 2008 Best of Irvine Award
U.S. Local Business Association (USLBA)
WASHINGTON D.C., October 15, 2008 -- International Business Law Center has been selected for the 2008 Best of Irvine Award in the International Consultants ...
Indoor Air Pollution and Health
The World Health Organization
More than half of the world's population rely on dung, wood, crop waste or coal to meet their most basic energy needs. Cooking and ...
Cyber-Crime Hits $100 Billion in 2007, Out-earning Illegal Drug Trade
Kelly O'Connell, IBLS Editor
Cyber-Crime has outstripped illegal drug sales worldwide, and analysts estimate online fraud will bring in $105 billion in 2007. Despite the fact that most ...
2008 Welcomes Rise of Technology 'Omni-Consumers'
Kelly O'Connell, IBLS Editor
According to a new study conducted by IBM's think-tank - the Institute for Business Value, a new type of buyer has emerged in the ...
The Burdensome Costs of Customer Justice
By Andrew K. Burger, CRM Buyer- Interview of IBLS Director
Providing timely, reassuring and comprehensive customer service has been an axiom of good business for as long as people have been doing business. The ...
U.K. Legislative Acts Establishing Website Requirements for U.K. Companies
IBLS Editorial Department
The United Kingdom ("U.K.”) implemented regulations for U.K. businesses' websites under the Companies Act of 2006. The Act introduced a variety of rules ...
Legalities of a Website
IBLS Editorial Department
E-commerce not only provided the opportunity to establish virtual-only businesses but also created unlimited opportunities to expand trade for traditional brick-and-mortar businesses. But, ...
Online Hotel Booking Services: Be Aware of Additional Fees
Martha L. Arias, Attorney at Law; IBLS Editor
Booking a hotel online is very easy, but be aware of additional charges that may not appear on the main webpage visited- and will ...
Global Branding Ultimatum 2012
Naseem Javed, Founder of ABC Namebank
Why is Facebook on its way to become a $100 Billion dollar enterprise? Because, the corporate world is very comfortable with 'predictability driven ...
Can Businesses Sue Consumer Report Websites that Publish Derogatory Comments about their Businesses?
Martha L. Arias, Immigration & Internet Law attorney; IBLS Editor
The Internet made the world smaller. Yes, nowadays it is easier to obtain information about people and businesses, no matter where they are located. ...
UCITA – Dead or Alive?
Martha L. Arias, Immigration & Internet Law attorney; IBLS Editor
The Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act (UCITA) is probably in intensive care since its beginning. UCITA is a uniform contract law proposed to regulate ...
AIDS Coverage Caps v. the Public Accommodation Provisions of the American with Disabilities Act
Martha L. Arias, Immigration and Internet Law Attorney, Miami; IBLS Director
The United States (U.S.) is one of the few countries that have enacted specific legislation to address discrimination against people with disabilities. The American ...
EU Protection of Copyrights and Service Providers' Obligation to Communicate Personal Data in Civil Proceedings
Martha L. Arias, Immigration & Internet Law Attorney, Miami; IBLS Director
Interpretation of European Community laws and their adaptation by Member States is a complex task when several EU Directives are involved. In January 2008, ...
In Rem Civil Actions against a Domain Name under the U.S. AntiCybersquatting Protection Act
Martha L. Arias, Immigration & Internet Law Attorney, Miami; IBLS Director
A trademark owner discovers that someone registered a domain name that uses its trademark. The trademark owner then looks for the contact information ...
Video Games and the Protection of Minors in the European Union
Martha L. Arias, Immigration & Internet Law Attorney, Miami; IBLS Editor
According to the Nielsen report on "Video Games in Europe -2007,” “playing video games is one of the favourite leisure activities of Europeans ...
The Truth in Lending Act
Martha L. Arias, Immigration and Internet Law Attorney, Miami; IBLS Director
Predatory lending and subprime mortgages have caused incalculable damages to the United States economy. Indeed, much has been said about banks, real estate ...
What are the Consumer Rights under the European Union Distance Selling Directive
Martha L. Arias, Immigration & Internet Law Attorney; IBLS Director
The expansion of electronic commerce triggered the enactment of rules aiming to protect online consumers. In the European Union, however, member states began ...
Deceptive Practices by Domain Name Registrars
Martha L. Arias, Immigration & Internet Law attorney; IBLS Director
How would you feel if you register your company's domain name and the domain name registrar redirects customers to other sites and assumes control ...
ETHIMOLOGICAL DICTIONARY OF LEGAL ENGLISH TERMS By Gaetano Paluccio
Gaetano Paluccio
ETHIMOLOGICAL DICTIONARY OF ENGLISH LEGAL TERMINOLOGY (EXPLAINED WITH THE LATIN AND OLD GREEK ETHIMOLOGY ) part 1 ...
 
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Title/Abstract
RYAN HAIGHT ONLINE PHARMACY CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT OF 2008
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
On October 15, 2008, President George W. Bush signed the Ryan Haight Online Pharmacy Consumer Protection Act of 2008. The purpose of the ...
Unfair Commercial Practices and Viral Marketing in the United Kingdom
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
The United Kingdom Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations (the Regulations), which entered into force on May, 2008, outlaws viral marketing. The Regulations introduce ...
UNITED KINGDOM CONSUMER PROTECTION (DISTANCE SELLING) REGULATIONS 2000
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
The United Kingdom Consumer Protection (Distance Selling) Regulations 2000, implementing European Council Directive (97/7/EC), came into force on October 31, 2000. It aims to ...
DOMAIN TASTING AND THE FEDERAL ANTI-CYBERSQUATTING CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT (ACPA)
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Questions have arisen as to whether the U.S. Anti-cybersquatting Consumer Protection Act (ACPA) applies to "domainers" (individuals or entities who engage in the business ...
MEXICAN SPAM LAW
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Mexican law approaches the spam problem not through specific anti-spam legislation, but instead through a consumer protection law that is designed to regulate advertising ...
SOME TYPES OF SALE AND CONSUMER RIGHTS UNDER TURKISH LAW
IBLS Charter Partner - Staff Attorney
This summary discusses the relevant Turkish Legislation on consumer protection concerning some types of sales relevant to Internet transactions. ...
INDONESIAN ELECTRONIC INFORMATION AND TRANSACTION BILL OF MARCH 2008
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Indonesia has recently passed a bill covering the Internet that focuses upon both web content and business transactions, although the Government admitted one goal ...
Jurisdictional Issues in E-Commerce Transactions in Relation to Consumer Protection: Views and Solution Recommended by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
With the advent of e-commerce, the number of companies advertising online and the number of consumers shopping online is increasing. Businesses are advertising their ...
European Union Vat Directive On E-commerce
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
The European Commission initiated the E-Commerce Directive as a consequence of its view that electronic commerce promotes employment, economic growth, and investment in the ...
Google: Beware Of Unethical Search Engine Optimizers
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Google has guidelines in place to keep companies from falling victims of rogue search engine optimizers. SEOs are consultants that work with companies to ...
Governments’ Interest In Search Engine Regulations
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
As a regulatory body, government needs to be aware of all social, cultural, political and technological changes affecting the daily lives of its citizens ...
Search Engine Law Thrives
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
In a recently published paper, Professor Urs Gasser of the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland evaluates the evolution of search engines and the ...
Building Consumer Confidence in the European Union Online Marketplace
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
With the implementation of the Distance Selling Directive, the E-commerce Directive and the Data Protection Directive, a common set of consumer protection standards now ...
Electronic Commerce In The European Union: Data Protection
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Corporate marketing departments have always been hungry for customer data and the Internet has made it easier than ever before to collect that data. ...
Consumer Protection In The European Union (eu)
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
With the expansion of the European Union (EU) online marketplace, online sellers from the U.S. and other non-EU countries should be aware of the ...
Payment Options – Smart Card
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Since the invention of the smart card in 1970, many progresses have been made, and technology experts ensure that privacy, confidentiality, and consumer protections ...
Electronic Commerce: Selling Internationally – Necessary Information For Your Website
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
In order to avoid confusion as to the extent of information that e-businesses need to display on their websites, the Organization for Economic Cooperation ...
Electronic Commerce: Selling Internationally – Being Consumer Friendly
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has elaborated a legal guide, entitled “Guidelines for Consumer Protection in the Context of Electronic Commerce,” ...
Electronic Commerce: Selling Internationally – Completing Good Transactions
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
The U.S. has been working with other countries within the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) to provide e-businesses with good practice guidelines. ...
The Obligations Of Internet Sellers Under Ftc’s Mail Or Telephone Order Merchandise Rule
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
THE OBLIGATIONS OF INTERNET SELLERS UNDER FTC’S MAIL OR TELEPHONE ORDER MERCHANDISE RULE ...
Cybersquatters Facing Anti-cybersquatting Consumer Protection Act
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Online extortion in any form is unacceptable. Cyber extortionists may be people who register well-known company names as domain names, who misdirect Internet ...
Celebrity Cybersquatters Face A Challenge Online
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Cybersquatting is defined as registering, trafficking in, or using a domain name with bad-faith intent to profit from the goodwill of a trademark belonging ...
Main Regulations Contributing To The Development Of Offshore E-commerce
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Not all regulations and legislations affecting offshore e-commerce are aimed at hindering its development. Examples of such regulations can be found in the ...
Choice Of Law And Jurisdiction Clauses In E-commerce Agreements With Argentine Consumers
IBLS Charter Partner - Staff Attorney
This article deals with the validity of foreign jurisdiction and choice of law clauses in e-commerce agreements with consumers in Argentina, and the protection ...
LA Topic: POLITICAL AND CO-OPERATION ACCORD BETWEEN THE EUROPEAN UNION AND ITS MEMBER STATES AND THE ANDEAN COMMUNITY AND ITS MEMBER STATES
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
E-commerce entrepreneurs should carefully review regional and free trade agreements among the nations to detect opportunities that may help them, or their customers, reduce ...
The OECD and the Regulation of Offshore E-Commerce
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is striving to establish a favorable environment for the development of e-commerce. In this perspective, ...
La Topic: E-commerce Recommendations By The Argentinean Ministry Of Economy, Public Works And Services.
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
In 1998, the Argentinean Ministry of Economy, Public Works and Services (the Ministry) created a working group on E-commerce and International Trade. ...
Online Consumers And The Consequences Of Jurisdiction Policies
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
E-commerce provides consumers with many opportunities, including the possibility to shop around the world without leaving their home. The downside is that the ...
Consequences Of Online Consumer Protection Policies On E-businesses
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
E-commerce provides consumers with many benefits, including a convenient 24-hour global marketplace, but it also creates new opportunities for fraud, abuse, and invasion of ...
Internet Sellers Must Comply With A Cool-off Period And Accept Product Returns
IBLS Charter Partner - Staff Attorney
This summary discusses rules for Internet sales made within the Argentinean territory according to the Consumer Protection Statue of Argentina. The discussion includes a ...
The Writing Requirement And Proof Of E-contracts Under The Mexican Law
IBLS Charter Partner - Staff Attorney
Commercial contracts celebrated in Mexican territory are not subject to any formality for its validity, except when expressly required by the Code of Commerce ...
European Union Policies Regarding Cybercrime
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
The security of computer and communication systems and their protection against cybercrime is of essential importance for today‘s society. Indeed, businesses, administrations and society ...
Online Contract Law In Mexico
IBLS Charter Partner - Staff Attorney
Mexico has not evolved a specific legal framework to regulate contracts established by e-com. Online contracts are regulated by the law governing conventional ...
Mexican Consumer Protection Law and E-Commerce
IBLS Charter Partner - Staff Attorney
Mexico has a Consumer’s protection law, (“Ley Federal de Protecion al Consumidor”), which main purpose is: (i) to promote and protect the rights of ...
Trademarks And Cyberpiracy Prevention: The Bad Faith Requirement
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Before the enactment of the United States ("US") Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act of 1999 ("ACPA"), the US Federal Trademark Dilution Act was the legal ...
Consumer Protection Law In Brazil
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
E-commerce transactions, as any other commercial transaction, entail recognition of consumer rights. The Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and other international ...
The Implementation Of The Directive N.2000/31/ce, Under Italian Law, Concerning Certain Legal Aspect Of Information Society Services In The Internal Market, In Particular Electronic Commerce (2)
IBLS Charter Partner - Staff Attorney
The Decree n.70 dated 9th April 2003 acknowledges in the Italian legal system the Directive n.2000/31/CE concerning certain legal aspects of information society services ...
Online Contracts Or Distance Selling In Mexico
IBLS Charter Partner - Staff Attorney
Distance selling contracts in Mexico, such as online contracts, for sale and purchase of goods and rendering of services to customers shall be in ...
Directive N. 2000/31/ce, Under Italian Law, Concerning Certain Legal Aspcets Of Information Society Services In The Internal Market, In Particular Electronic Commerce (3): The Closing Of Contracts By Telecommunication Means.
IBLS Charter Partner - Staff Attorney
The Decree n.70 dated 9th April 2003 acknowledged in the Italian legal system the Directive n. 2000/31/CE concerning certain legal aspects of information society ...
la Topic: E-commerce And Consumer Protection Regulations
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney

E-commerce contributes to the development of new businesses by facilitating international transactions. In the other hand, consumers around the world have access to ...

Complying With Italian Data Protection Rules
IBLS Charter Partner - Staff Attorney
Businesses and organizations that operate in Italy or handle personal data originating in Italy must comply with the Law 675/96, Protection of individuals and ...
Personal Data Protection Under The Law Of Korea
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Personal data protection in Korea is regulated by the Act on Promotion of Information and Communications Network Utilization and Data Protection 1999, which was ...
Consumer Protection Under The Law Of Thailand
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
The protection of consumers in Thailand is regulated by the Consumer Protection Act 1979, referenced B.E. 2522, as amended, which took effect on May ...
Philippines Consumer Act
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Consumer protection in the Philippines is regulated by the Consumer Act 1990 (Republic Act n. 7394), which came into effect on July 15, 1992 ...
Islamabad Consumer Protection Act
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Consumer protection in Pakistan is regulated by several acts, including the important Islamabad Consumer Protection Act 1995 (the “ICPA.”) The ICPA provides for ...
New Zealand Fair Trading Act
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Consumer protection in New Zealand is regulated by several statutes, which notably include the Fair Trading Act 1986, the Hire Purchase Act 1971 and ...
New Zealand Consumer Guarantees Act
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Consumer protection in New Zealand is regulated by several statutes, which notably include the Fair Trading Act 1986, the Hire Purchase Act 1971 and ...
Consumer Protection Act Of Mongolia
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Consumer protection in Mongolia is regulated by the Consumer Protection Act 1991, which came into force on September 1st, 1991 (the “CPA”). The ...
Malaysia Direct Sales Act
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
In Malaysia, the protection of consumers is regulated by several different acts, including the Consumer Protection Act 1999, the Contracts Act 1950, the Sale ...
Malaysia Consumer Protection Act
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Consumer protection in Malaysia is regulated by the Consumer Protection Act 1999, which came into force on November 15, 1999 (the “CPA”). The ...
Macau Protection Of Consumer Law
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Consumer protection in Macau is regulated by the Decree-Law n.12/88/M of June 13, 1988 on the Protection of Consumers, as amended by the Law ...
The E-commerce Development And The E-commerce Laws In Brazil
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Brazil is one of the South American leading countries in enacting e-commerce legislation. Brazilian e-commerce general framework is well devised but its development ...
Japan Consumer Contract Act
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
The general legal framework for consumer protection in Japan is provided by the Consumer Protection Fundamental Act n.78, which was enacted on May 30, ...
Japan Consumer Protection Law
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
The legal framework for consumer protection in Japan is provided by the Consumer Protection Fundamental Act n.78, which was enacted on May 30, 1968 ...
India Consumer Protection Law
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Consumer protection in India is regulated by the Consumer Protection Act n.68 of 1986, as amended by Act n.50 of 1993 (the “CPA”). ...
China Consumer Protection Act
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Consumer protection in China is regulated by the Law of the People's Republic of China on the Protection of Consumer Rights and Interests was ...
Sri Lanka Consumer Protection Act
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Consumer protection in Sri Lanka is regulated under the Consumer Protection Act 1979, as amended in 1980, 1992 and 1995 (the “CPA”). The ...
Indonesia Consumer Protection Law
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Consumer protection in Indonesia is regulated under the Law on Consumer Protection n.8 of 1999, which was enacted on April 20, 1999 (the “LCP”). ...
Cambodia Consumer Protection Act
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Consumer protection in Cambodia is regulated by the Law on the Management of Quality and Safety of Products and Services, which received Royal assent ...
Nepal Consumer Protection Act
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Consumer protection in Nepal is regulated under the Consumer Protection Act of January 28, 1998, which came into force on April 13, 1999 (the ...
Korea Adhesion Contract Act
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Consumer protection in South Korea is regulated under several acts, including the Consumer Protection Act, and also more specific acts, such as the Adhesion ...
Korea Consumer Protection Act
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Consumer protection in South Korea is regulated under the Consumer Protection Act of 1980, as amended in 1995, 1997 and 1999 (the “CPA”). ...
Eu Topic: Online Financial Services In The Eu
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
It is expected that the facilities of the Internet will increase cross-border trade of financial services through the next years in the EU. ...
Data State Inspection And Protection Of Personal Data In Latvia
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
In Latvia, the rules of protection of personal data are stated in the Personal Data Protection Law of June March 23, 2000 (the “Personal ...
Spamming Under The Law Of Norway
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
In Norway, unsolicited commercial communications, also referred to as spamming, are regulated by the Act n. 47 of June 16, 1972 relating to the ...
Spamming Under The Law Of Sweden
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
In Sweden, unsolicited commercial communications, also referred to as spamming, are regulated by the Marketing Practices Act 95:450, as amended in order to implement ...
Unsolicited E-mail Marketing Campaigns Must Provide For Opt-out And Be Clearly Recognizable As Advertising
EU Attorney - Staff Attorney
This summary discusses the rules governing the dispatch of unsolicited commercial e-mails in Belgium. The summary describes the relevant provisions of the Belgian Data ...
Consumer Sentinel
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
The Consumer Sentinel has been proposed to deal with Internet fraud and has worked to enhance consumer protection in electronic commerce. Consumer Sentinel ...
International Marketing Supervision Network
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
The International Marketing Supervision Network (IMSN) is a membership organization consisting of the trade practices law enforcement authorities of more than two dozen countries ...
E-consumer Gov
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
The E-Consumer Gov ensures to enhance the rights of consumer protection and confidence in the world of electronic commerce. Thirteen countries have initialized ...
Cancellation of an Electronic Contract Under French Law
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
As a general principle applicable to any kind of agreement under French law (including electronic contract), a contract that is cancelled ceases to have ...
Unfair Terms Under Uk Law
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
The Director of the Office of Fair Trading will ensure that the terms under a valid contract are fair and reasonable and are made ...
Stop Now Regulations Under The Eu Directive
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
The Stop Now Regulations empower the Office of Fair Trading with more enforcement power to prevent businesses from being able to breach consumer protection ...
South Africa’s Electronic Communications & Transactions Bill
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
South Africa’s Electronic Communications and Transactions Bill generated considerable controversy. The bill entails a wide range of issues, including the legal recognition of ...
Regulatory Framework For E-commerce In The European Union
IBLS Charter Partner - Staff Attorney
With the adoption of the EU Directive on electronic commerce on 8 June 2000, new business opportunities finally received their long ...
Protection Of Consumer Information From Being Sold To Third Parties
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
EPIC and Junkbusters have sent a letter to state Attorneys General urging them to protect records of book purchases collected by Amazon.com. ...
Labellisation Of Websites Under French Law
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Site labelling - or labellisation of websites - is a solution aimed at providing trust and confidence in electronic commerce. Labellisation involves an ...
The FTC Act and Advertising on the Internet
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
The Federal Trade Commission Act (FTCA) sets the rules for online advertising under the authority of the United States Federal Trade Commission (FTC), as ...
The Online Use of Trademarks and Trademark Dilution Cases
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
The unauthorized use of trademarks on the Internet has increased trademark dilution actions. The US Federal Trademark Dilution Act, 15 U.S.C., is equally applicable ...
Legal Aspects Of E-commerce Under French Law
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
The legal aspects of e-commerce under French law involve several European and French regulations. These regulations constitute additional constraints for e-commerce websites dealing ...
Cybersquatters Facing An Expansion Of The Anti-cybersquatting Consumer Protection Act
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
This case demonstrates that the expansion of the Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act, and not the Federal Trademark Dilution Act in which in-rem actions can ...
E-commerce And Consumer Protection In Germany
IBLS Charter Partner - Staff Attorney
A vendor making use of the E-Commerce facilities via a localized website in Germany must observe particularly with respect to consumer contracts certain legal ...
False Advertising Results in Class Action Litigation
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Class actions have been used by consumers to directly seek readdress for deceptive advertising practices by U.S. merchants and manufacturers. A renowned case was ...
Disclosure Of Pending Lawsuits Under Sec Filings
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
The sale of counterfeit goods online has sparked a lawsuit. The filing of documents with the Securities Exchange Commission has the effect of ...
Consumer Privacy Protection Act Of 2002
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Congress has been discussing the fast track consideration of a bill, Consumer Privacy Protection Act of 2002. This legislation would protect and enhance ...
Prompt Delivery Rules Under The Mail Or Telephone Order Merchandise Rule
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
If you sell goods or services online in America there are prompt delivery rules you must follow. The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) ...
Devising A Privacy Policy For Corporations
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Privacy policies for online businesses have raised concerns among privacy advocates about customer information being shared with third parties. Companies have attempted to ...
Constitutional Speech Protection Does Not Outweigh Intellectual Property Concerns
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
In the United States, free speech arguments in trademark- related domain name disputes will not outweigh intellectual property rights in cyberspace. Violators of the ...
A Domain Name Registrar Nor A Domain Name Auction Site Is Liable Under Acpa For Infringement By A Third Party
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
The United States case of Bird v. Parsons, determined the potential liability of domain name auction sites and domain name registrars under the Anticybersquatting ...
Whether The Use Of Cookies To Track Internet Usage Can Violate Anti-stalking Laws
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
In Universal Image Inc. v. Yahoo!, Inc, the issue involved the use of cookies and the right to privacy. Yahoo’s privacy policy was ...
In Rem Jurisdiction Not Permitted For Actions Involving The Federal Trademark Dilution Act
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
This case stated that under the Federal Trademark Dilution Act, in rem jurisdiction is not permitted. The plaintiffs had permitted this action by ...
In Rem Jurisdiction Permitted under the Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Under the Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act (ACPA), in rem jurisdiction is allowed; and therefore, actions may be brought in the United States even against ...
Parody Will Not Be A Sufficient Defense To An Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act If There Is Confusion Present
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
The First Amendment will not protect cybersquatters if they operate a website under a domain name that infringes on a plaintiff’s trademark. There ...
One Single Online Sale Is Sufficient For Jurisdiction
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
This case that a single online sale is sufficient to establish jurisdiction in the forum state. The court determined that the defendant had ...
Online Aunctioneers Are Not Responsible For The Fraudlent Items Offered By Sellers On Their Website
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Auction sites have become the background for the vending of fake sports memorabilia. Consumers filed suit against eBay based on their knowledge that this ...
Cybersquatters Facing Anti-cybersquatting Consumer Protection Act
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Online extortion in any form is unacceptable. Cyber extortionists may be people who register well-known company names as domain names, who misdirect Internet ...
Protection Of Your Personal Privacy
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
The Federal Trade Commission is a consumer protection agency; they have taken a strong stance on the issue of self-regulation they believe it is ...
Celebrity Cybersquatters Face A Challenge Online
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Cybersquatting is defined as registering, trafficking in, or using a domain name with bad-faith intent to profit from the goodwill of a trademark belonging ...
Digital Money U.s. Regulation
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
E-commerce is all about swapping something of value for something that approximates cash. Most consumers are familiar with the economic options of cash, ...
Internet Service Provider Sued For Violating The Cable Tv Privacy Act Of 1984
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Comcast Cable Communications has been sued in a class-action lawsuit in the United States District Court in Michigan. The lawsuit is based on ...
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Declaration on the Protection of Privacy on Global Networks; Declaration on Consumer Protection in the Context of Electronic Commerce; Declaration on Authentication for Electronic Commerce
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
In October 1998, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Ministerial Conference was held in Ottawa, Canada. Focused on the development of ...
Minnesota Privacy Bill Is Seen As A Wake-up Call To The Federal Government To Enact Legislation
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
New legislation was passed in Minnesota that allows Internet consumers to be able to control whether their service providers can disclose their personal information. ...
Pay Pal Sued For Patent Infringement
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
PayPal, Inc., a leading online payment service, has been sued for patent infringement by a California-based company, Tumbleweed Communications. This suit has been ...
Council For Trade In Goods, World Trade Organization Work Programme On Electronic Commerce
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
The Council for Trade in Goods provides information to the General Council of the World Trade Organization on issues related to the Work Programme ...
Marketing and Advertising on the Internet under Brazilian Consumer Law
IBLS Charter Partner - Staff Attorney
The main principles of consumer protection are found in the Brazilian Federal Law number 8.078, of 1990, known as the Brazilian Consumer Defense Code ...
Electronic Commerce In The European Union: Consumer Protection
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Legal provisions for consumer protection vary significantly between EU Member States. Existing and prospective EU rules aim to protect the consumer, for example, ...
Borrower And Tenant Rights Under The U.s. Fair Housing Act.
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Online mortgage lenders and parties advertising housing for rent must adhere to the U.S. Fair Housing Act prohibiting discrimination in housing based upon race ...
U.s. Fair Credit Reporting Act.
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
The U.S. Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) is a federal law that regulates credit reporting companies. When companies provide credit reports for applicants ...
Payment Options – Smart Card
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Since 1970 the French invention of the Smart Card, technology experts have been trying to insure that privacy, confidentiality, and consumer protections will go ...
Electronic Commerce: Selling Internationally – Completing Good Transactions
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is working with the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) to help those who conduct business internationally over ...
Used Vehicle Guide:offering A Used Vehichle For Sale
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has rules regulating the sale of used cars. These rules apply to Internet sales. This summary includes ...
Distance Learning:misrepresentation Of Enrollment Qualifications, Limitations, Diplomas, Degrees, Or Certificates
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has rules regulating private vocational and distance education schools. These rules apply to schools that advertise on the Internet ...
Appliance Labeling Websites That Must Comply - Energyguide
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has rules regulating the labeling of appliances. These rules apply to the sale of appliances over the Internet. ...
Testing Of Products - Lamp Labeling
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has rules regulating the labeling of lamps as part of its appliance labeling rules. These rules apply to ...
Testimonials, Endorsements And Guarantees For Electricity And Gas
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has rules regulating the advertisement of retail electricity and natural gas. These rules apply to Internet advertising and ...
Multi-level Marketing For Electricity And Gas
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has rules regulating the advertisement of retail electricity and natural gas. These rules apply to Internet advertising and ...
Lamp Labeling Rule
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has rules regulating the labeling of lamps as part of its appliance labeling rules. These rules apply to ...
Disclosures And Disclaimers For Electricity And Gas
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has rules regulating the advertisement of retail electricity and natural gas. These rules apply to Internet advertising and ...
Disclosure In Advertisements For Electricity - Lamp Labeling
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has rules regulating the labeling of lamps as part of its appliance labeling rules. These rules apply to ...
Credit For Natural Gas And Electricity
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has rules regulating the advertisement of retail electricity and natural gas. These rules apply to Internet advertising and ...
Comparative Advertising For Gas And Electricity
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has rules regulating the advertisement of retail electricity and natural gas. These rules apply to Internet advertising and ...
Equal Credit Opportunity For Credit Applicants On The Internet
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Lenders who make loans in the U.S. cannot discriminate on the basis of sex, age, marital status, race, color, religion, or national origin against ...
Testimonials On The Internet
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Testimonials on the Internet fall under the U.S. Federal regulations having to do with Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising ( 16 CFR Part 255 ...
Truth In Lending Disclosures To The Consumer For Home Mortgage Loans Over The Internet
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
When offering or providing credit to consumers over the Internet in the form of a home loan, home equity, or refinance loan, creditors must ...
“clear” And “conspicuous” (advertising Disclosures On Your Internet Web Site)
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Advertising on the Internet must be “clear” and “conspicuous” so that the consumer has access to terms and performance information before committing to the ...
Representation Of Jewelry
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has guidelines for the sale of jewelry. These guidelines apply to Internet sales. The discussion includes a description of ...
Scope And Application Of Jewelery Guidelines
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has guidelines for selling jewelry. These guidelines apply to Internet sales. This discussion includes explanation of whom the guidelines ...
Disclosure when Advertising Consumer Leases
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
The Federal Trade Commission has rules regulating the disclosure that is required for advertising of personal property leases. These rules apply to Internet advertising. ...
Europäischer Anschluß Bereitet Neue Standardklauseln Für Die Übertragung Der Persönlichen Daten Auf Drittländer Vor
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Consumer Protection In The European Union (eu)
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Sellers from the U.S. and other non-European Union countries should be aware of the variety of consumer protection rules existing in the EU. ...
European Union Prepares New Standard Clauses For The Transfer Of Personal Data To Third Countries
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
The European Commission is working on a draft of a Commission decision on standard clauses for the transfer of personal data to third countries ...
Lunion Européenne Prépare De Nouvelles Clauses Standard Pour Le transfert Des Données Personnelles Aux Pays Tiers
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
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