Bloggers and the law
Like any other communicative activity blogging is regulated by the law. It is therefore essential that bloggers are aware of the relevant laws relating to intellectual property (particularly copyright and trademark law), defamation, privacy, media and journalism, and employment relations. This chapter will highlight some of the most important issues that can and have arisen in relation to blogs and the law. It goes without saying that law will pro-vide a challenge to and be challenged by the distributed, original and dynamic culture inherent in blogging.
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|Item Type:||Book Chapter|
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|Keywords:||blogs and the law, blogs and law, blogs and legal issues, legal issues for blogs, blogging and the law, blogging and law|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Schools > School of Law
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2006 Peter Lang Publishing Group|
|Deposited On:||10 Apr 2007|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 13:20|
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