Jacqueline Lipton’s article on the cyber law redress the issues of cybercrimes since 1990s up to the effective time of the author intuition. The author tries as much as possible to redress the issues of cyberspace in broader perspective by linking technological advancement like global communication to the real situation of justifying the legal perspective of the internet. The authors ideas reconstitute about modern internet laws that have been created to satisfy the primary need of data safety from the hands of scrupulous hands. The author’s notion transcends mere mind of how the internet has been of help to human race to the exact facts about how legal frameworks are settling and arresting matters of cybersecurity.
In real sense there has been no answer yet provided for the future direction of cyberlaw field, author in this book is quite pragmatic to addresses various tenets that might clear provide a lead when it comes to cybercrime regulation and moderation. One of the tenets envisaged by the author is information. The author perception considers legal security that is accorded to the online information that is usually affected by various crime modes. Therefore, some of key issues covered on online information include the idea of information dependency in terms of possession, inculcated features of intellectual property rights addressed by legal regulations, fraud management strategies placed out on cyber harassment, data privacy and defamation. Another key tenet that author explicated about is the intermediaries who are actual providers of the internet services that are consumed by ordinary individuals, private and public organizations. The basic idea that the author is interested is how intermediaries like educational facilities, online social networks among others are contributing towards information exchange.
In this study the author concentrated on various themes in order to stimulate actual correlation between tenets. Various jurisdiction queries were addressed to configure changes and relate the cybersecurity needs to the legal perspective. The author also approached the issue in discussion by outline the relationship that exist between legal rules and other regulatory modalities. To this an aspect of online cyber remedies were discussed.
The final remarks by the author figures out the necessity of the cyber law field to bring in to action judicial and legislative development from dispersed law fields to help in integrating a concrete framework towards cybercrimes. Approaches like intellectual property licensing, copyrights and defamation law help a lot in minimizing cybercrimes.