Legal Issues

First, realize that no book can even begin to replace professional advice from lawyers who are accustomed to dealing with individual or corporate legal issues relevant to your particular situation and location. This section can only attempt to raise your awareness of what issues might be at stake, so that you can intelligently pose the appropriate questions to such professionals.

In fact, even the professionals can get it “wrong” according to after-the-fact court rulings, especially in such complex and changing areas as intellectual property rights, digital rights, and jurisdiction applicability to the Internet.

See this section as an overview of a partially explored land, describing some of the landmarks that have become visible ...

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