By Rodney D. Ryder, Partner, Scriboard

Traditional legal systems have had great difficulty in keeping pace with the rapid growth of the internet and its impact throughout the world. While laws have been enacted and a few cases have been decided that affect the internet, they have left most of the difficult legal issues to the future.

In spite of the recent proliferation of legislation worldwide, it is unlikely that courts and legislators will be able to provide sufficient guidance in a timely fashion to enable organisations to take advantage of the internet in a manner that avoids or minimises unexpected consequences or liabilities.

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Jean Yves

IICJ

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