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E-courts: Toward information protection management structures

May, Lauren J. & Burdon, Mark (2006) E-courts: Toward information protection management structures. In Michael, Katina & Michael, M. G. (Eds.) The First Workshop on the Social Implications of National Security, 29 May, Wollongong.

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Abstract

This background paper is concerned with ensuring the integrity of Australia’s e-court processes through the development of information protection standards and protocols. The integrity of the court process is important to the national interest because businesses and citizens depend on the certainty of court decisions, naturally assuming that their information and privacy is protected. This paper is a catalyst for future research leading to the creation of an information protection framework, including policies and standards enabling courts to define the use of courtroom technologies, thus ensuring that their design and application is grounded within established information protection principles. Without substantiation of the quality of technological structures and processes used by ecourts, the system of certainty upon which the courts and law are based has the potential to become inherently uncertain.

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ID Code: 8481
Item Type: Conference Paper
Additional Information: Access to the author-version is currently restricted pending permission from the publisher. For more information, please refer to the conference's website (see hypertext link) or contact the author. Author contact details: l.may@qut.edu.au
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Keywords: e, courts, courtroom technology, security framework, security management, information standards
ISBN: 978-1-74128-118-7, 1-74128-118-0
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Law not elsewhere classified (180199)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
Past > Institutes > Information Security Institute
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2006 Research Network for a Secure Australia
Deposited On: 06 Jul 2007
Last Modified: 03 Mar 2011 15:42

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