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What's Yours is Protection and Security in a Digital World

Maryland Bar Journal, Vol. 36, No. 6, pp. 24-33, November/December 2003

11 Pages Posted: 14 Sep 2010  

Francis J. Gorman

University of Baltimore - School of Law

Date Written: November 1, 2003

Abstract

Whether they like it or not, as businesses and individuals have grown increasingly more dependent on the use of electronic data networks to communicate and transmit data and information, the ability to control the flow of such data and information has grown increasingly more valuable and more critical. For individuals, the ability to protect one's personal privacy and personal information may be important for reasons of personal security and safety. For businesses, the ability to protect data may be important for reasons of protecting core business assets. From either point of view, it is apparent that the increased use of electronic data networks has made it easy for someone to misappropriate someone else's data and make it their own.

Keywords: Electronic Data Networks, Personal Privacy, Personal Information, Identity Theft, Personal Security, Core Business Assets, Intellectual Property, Cyberspace Law, Data Security, Data Storage Facilities, Unauthorized Entry, Unauthorized Access, Digital Music, P2P, MP3, Napster, RIAA

JEL Classification: K19, K29, K39, K49, L86

Suggested Citation

Gorman, Francis J., What's Yours is Protection and Security in a Digital World (November 1, 2003). Maryland Bar Journal, Vol. 36, No. 6, pp. 24-33, November/December 2003. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1676883 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1676883

Francis J. Gorman (Contact Author)

University of Baltimore - School of Law ( email )

1420 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21218
United States

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