Information protection management structures in Australian E-courts

May, Lauren J. & Burdon, Mark (2006) Information protection management structures in Australian E-courts. Journal of Theoretical and Applied Electronic Commerce Research, 1(3), pp. 58-67.


This issues 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 e-courts, 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: 8483
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: e, courts, courtroom technologies, security framework, security management, information standards
ISSN: 0718-1876
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 Universidad de Talca
Deposited On: 06 Jul 2007 00:00
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 13:19

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