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The explosive growth of the Internet as a venue for commerce has led to increased legislative interest in protecting consumers who purchase goods and services online, particularly in California. This article addresses California's consumer protection laws, including its disclosure requirements for internet vendors and potential penalties.
Internet privacy is one of the top policy issues facing Congress, state legislatures and regulators. At the federal level, several bills are pending. Additionally, a growing number of state legislators have concluded that industry self-regulation ...
FindLaw's overview of the FCC complaint process, addressing areas within the FCC jurisdiction and the distinction between informal and formal complaints.
FindLaw's analysis of federal laws developed to combat the growth of internet crime and the challenges that these laws pose to businesses operating on the internet.
PEBES is a valuable document that estimates your future Social Security benefits and tells you how to qualify for those benefits. This service allows you to make a request for a PEBES with an online form. Why should I request a PEBES? You will ...
FindLaw's analysis of the liberalization of telecommunications markets with a particular focus on the experience in Germany and critical legal loopholes in its statutory language relating to operators and users of transmission lines.
FindLaw's look at the E-Sign Act and how it has applied to the increasing use of electronic signatures for contracting in both consumer and business transactions.
In this article, FindLaw discusses what it means for an employer when today's technology allows employees to create, produce and store communications and work product not just on the corporate networks, but also on laptops and cell phones.
E-mail and Internet use are integral parts of the typical worker's daily routine. There is no doubt that computer use and communication in the workplace provides great benefits, but there are dangers and cautions for employers. In this article, FindLaw examines these issues, the applicable laws, and the broader impact that these technologies have on both businesses and individuals.