Consumer Protection in the Age of the 'information Economy'

Consumer Protection in the Age of the 'information Economy'

Number of page: 456
Author: edited by Jane K. Winn
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
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Category: Law

This volume considers the impact of technological innovation on the foundations of consumer advocacy, contracting behaviour, control over intellectual capital and information privacy. A unique and timely perspective on these issues is presented by internationally renowned experts who provide novel approaches to the question of what consumer protection might consist of in the context of technological innovation.

About The Author

Jane K. Winn is Professor and Director of the Shidler Center for Law, Commerce & Technology at the University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA, where she teaches commercial, comparative and technology law courses. She is a member of the American Law Institute and a Visiting Fellow of the University of Melbourne School of Law. Her research focuses on electronic commerce law issues in the US, EU and the People's Republic of China.