The Validity and Limitations of Electronic Agents in Contract Formation
20 Pages Posted: 18 Jan 2019
Date Written: February 28, 2013
Software Agents is a relatively new phenomenon. The first jurisdiction to recognize the legal impact of "software Agents" was the USA through the Uniform Electronic Transactions Act 1999. This paper analyses the legal ability of software agents to form contracts under Australia law but in do so also includes how other jurisdictions have attended to this mechanism.
Keywords: electronic transactions Act, ecommerce, contract formation, software agents
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
McCullagh, Adrian, The Validity and Limitations of Electronic Agents in Contract Formation (February 28, 2013). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3312527 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3312527
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