Other Legal and Ethical Issues

Part of the SpringerBriefs in Cybersecurity book series (BRIEFSCYBER)


This chapter considers legal areas outside the scope of criminal law. Civil liability and civil liberties are discussed in the context of security disclosure. These are: freedom of expression/free speech, copyright, tort of negligence, defamation, illegal telecommunications interception (surveillance), privacy law, data protection and data breach notification.


Free Speech Internet Service Provider Digital Right Management Civil Liability Security Vulnerability 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of LawThe University of New South Wales, Anzac ParadeKensington, SydneyAustralia

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