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Email privacy and ECPA: new law could give more security to our messages?

Email privacy and ECPA: new law could give more security to our messages?

New amendment has been proposed to the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) to modernize and increase the protection of emails and electronic communications in general. From 1986 to 1987 the Internet Protocol became a standard procedure on PCs and the number of networks increased from 2,000 to 30,000. But, one hand the development of technology increased, on the other the Protocol is the same of 1986. In this sense, several technology and internet companies have joined forces with conservative and liberal organizations in a show of solidarity for a proposed amendment to the 1986 Electronic Communications Privacy Act.

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DANGER OR POSITIV DEVELOPMENT? A COMPLEX RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN NANOTECHNOLOGIES AND LAW

DANGER OR POSITIV DEVELOPMENT? A COMPLEX RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN NANOTECHNOLOGIES AND LAW

With the role of nanotechnology that is becoming increasingly important in the economy and the first signs of possible risks, it has been made to feel the demands of normative reference points for the further development and application of nanotechnology. Some contributions were received from politics, but also several non-governmental organizations have committed themselves in favor of a control and a more stringent regulation of nanotechnology.

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A Law for Robot’s Life: is it possible to create a legislation to give them tutorship?

A Law for Robot’s Life: is it possible to create a legislation to give them tutorship?

Robots (whose name comes from the Czech robota, meaning forced labor ) are gaining increasing capacity in some specific human activities. A crucial step consists of the robot with the ability to learn on the basis of their experience and, therefore, to perform acts that are not foreseeable by the manufacturer in their detail. The conduct of the robot and the relationship with humans are subject to the Three Laws of Robotics formulated by Isaac Asimov in 1940 and, today, a new discipline called roboethics . But the law is evidently called to deal with the multiplicity of conflicts that these new technological opportunities that can create.

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Internet solicitation and crimes: Florida takes new legal measures

Internet solicitation and crimes: Florida takes new legal measures

The growth of the net and it’s use by children and teen could be very dangerous for them. It is confirmed by many study and cases that Internet solicitation of the young people is becoming a big problem connected to the numerous of information and the communication with unknown people. To face the problem, the State of Florida has put in place laws with the purpose of reducing the risk of Internet surfers becoming victims of such online solicitation.

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Computer Law: US and Italy, a juristic analysis

Computer Law: US and Italy, a juristic analysis

The article presents a resume of the most important institutes in the USA, in particular focusing on the two National Acts dealing with Computer Law. After that we have considered how the italian law and law order deals with the computering and the computer security problems, escpecially making a juridical comparison and reflexion between the two orders.

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