You might have come across many companies selling their products and services to customers through representatives rather than through any retail stores or online mode. This form of conducting sales is referred as direct selling method. In this method the representatives are directly approaching the customers with the aim of popularizing the products and services… Continue reading An Easy Way To Find A Legal Expert
The concept of Internet jurisdiction can be complicated and unclear. What happens when a dispute arises over an item or service purchased from your business through the internet? If that dispute turns into a lawsuit, it could be with an individual residing across the country from your business. What happens then? If you live in… Continue reading Where Internet Jurisdiction Can Get Your Business Sued!
INTRODUCTION This paper gives a modest contribution to the issue of computer programs copyright and its protection under South African law. It uses as a case study the decision of the Supreme Court of Appeal in Haupt T/A Soft Copy v Brewers Marketing Intelligence (Pty) Ltd and Others 2006 (4) SA 458 (SCA) (the Haupt’s… Continue reading Computer Programs Copyright Protection in South Africa
Bill C-28, Canada’s anti-spam legislation, was recently passed and will come into effect later this year. While its intended target is deceptive forms of spam, Canadian small and medium sized businesses should be aware of the Act in order to ensure their compliance when contacting leads, networking and developing marketing campaigns. Here are highlights of… Continue reading Canada’s New Anti-Spam Legislation – How Does It Affect Your Business?
As an employer, Human Resources Director, or Risk Management Supervisor, ask yourself this question: “Do our employees think about the legal risk of sending communications over the internet?” If you are like the majority of companies, your answer would be, “It is highly improbable”. It is a very common problem amid the work place, for… Continue reading Computer and Technology Forensics Expert: Managing the Risky Business of Company E-Mail
With the rise of social networking sites Managers want to review publicly available Facebook profiles, Twitter accounts and other websites to learn more about job candidates and Employees. Many Facebook users don’t have their profiles set to private, which would make them available only to selected people or certain networks. There is a big difference… Continue reading Do You Have To Hand Over Your Facebook Password To Your Employer?
This article examines laws, regulations and case law related to online pornography in selected jurisdictions to assess their effectiveness and limitations. 1 The United States and online pornography “There have been many attempts in the United States to regulate online pornography, although not all of them have been successfully implemented”. 1.1 The Communications Decency Act… Continue reading Online Pornography and the Law
Nearly all documents start on a computer and discovery for litigation necessarily requires accessing electronically stored information (ESI). Rules regarding ESI in discovery – whether opponents are allowed access to it and who pays – are fast-evolving and differ from state to state. The Federal Rules of Civil Procedure are used as a touchstone and… Continue reading Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and ESI: The Evolution of E-Discovery and Computer Forensics – Pt1
Chapter 7 may be the most direct way out of excessive debt, but that doesn’t mean it can work for everyone. Every debtor is different, and one never knows when something will come up and complicate the filing. Often, even cases that seem straightforward can run into snags that delay, complicate, and even jeopardize the… Continue reading Filing Problems In Chapter 7 Bankruptcy