Monday, May 19, 2008

jj disini

E commerce act

concern - recognizes the validity of electronic transactions

pki - public key infrastructure

e-mail exchanges have validity even if unsigned

functional equivalent - same function as a written document. indicates identity and consent
technology neutral -

hacking or cracking = unauthorized access, thus it is a criminal act, whether or not your intent was good

issue - how do you prosecute cracking/hacking which happens in different countries

social engineering - uses emotions to get into the user, example "i love you" virus.

cybersex dens: use of minors is a crime, but with adults is it a criminal act?

issues - is it sexual abuse when it is consensual, is it pornography?

Copyright laws
first law was exclusive right to publish
from the moment of creation until death plus fifty years after death

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