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The Internet Law: 8 Recipes on How to Get Jailed by Using the Internet Zivic, Sunderic, Ignjatovic, Milutinovic firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com http://galeb.etf.bg.ac.yu/~vm
Table of Contents Copyright Watermark Spam Viruses and Worms Credit Card Traps Publishing Wrong Data About Competition Publishing Dangerous Info Internet Auctions
Table of Contents Methodology Words of Law Case Study Pitfalls
Copyright IF: 1.Enough similarity with registered / protected text, title, name AND 2.It can be proved that the Web owner of accused contents knew ahead of time THEN: 3.GUILTY
Case Study University professor makes a lecture entitled "MBA in a Nutshell" Puts it on the Web and makes it available to students to download One day, email arrives...
Pitfalls Not searching the Web, after a strike of creativity... Was on the original Web site, for other reasons, before... Additional errors made in conversation add to the guilt...
Watermark IF: 1.One claims property over an image AND 2.Watermark detected THEN: 3.GUILTY
Case Study: Miodrag Potkonjak, UCLA Watermarking techniques used for intellectual property protection (IPP) Common concerns are: –How much information can we embed without degrading the quality of IP? –How much information do we have to embed to prove our authorship? Several mathematically sound techniques are in common use
Viruses and Worms What are viruses and Worms? Are you guilty if your technology does a crime? Are you guilty if your technology reveals your secrets?
Case Study A Story About Tanatos Target: e-Address Book Manifestation: Periodically, one of your emails is sent to ALL Hint: Resending does not happen from your own account
Pitfalls What are the possible damages? Political damage Financial damage Privacy damage
Credit Card Traps IF: 1.Fraud made AND 2. Fraud detected and connected to you THEN: 3.Guilty
Case Study Provider is NOT guilty if a customer gets trapped! Exception: If local rules define methods of verification Example: Provider is not responsible for ads it publishes Suggestion: Be aware!
Pitfalls The ongoing discussions: National interests Human rights Common crime
Publishing Wrong Data About Competition IF: 1.Alarm AND 2.Downplay THEN: 3.Sticking yourself up
Case Study Who is guilty? If you are the source - You are guilty If you take from other sources, then a. You are guilty, if you did not specify the source b. You are NOT guilty, if you did specify the source
Pitfalls The notion of INTENTION Crucial! Do you get away if you play naive? You have to prove that your intention was positive!
Publishing Dangerous Info IF: 1.Instructing someone how to do dangerous things AND 2.Someone does it and get hurt THEN: 3.Guilty
Case Study Instructions related to extreme sports Amateur follows the instructions and gets hurt
Pitfalls Am I guilty if someone missinterprets my "How to Use" procedures? Not, conditionally! Examples...
Internet Auctions IF: 1.Placed the wining bet AND 2.You don’t want to buy THEN: 3.Guilty
Case Study Biding in the internet auction Typed wrong amount in the form Confirmed without reading the form response
Pitfalls If I win in an auction, do I have to purchase? The local law is relevant In any case, you must prove that the conditions changed enough drastically