Computer Ethics - Legal Issues

Computer files weigh nothing, and can't be seen or touched, but they sometimes have great value. If someone adds a password to your computer, so that now you can't get to your files, what are your legal rights?

One place to start would be the UCLA Online Institute for Cyberspace Law and Policy.

Anita Susan Brenner has put together a well-linked version of her paper CYBER-RIGHTS AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE.

For a detailed look at the legal issues involving e-mail, visit the Discovery and Destruction of E-mail page by Donald S. Skupsky.

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