Definition of cyberlaw in US English:



  • Laws, or a specific law, relating to Internet and computer offenses, especially fraud or copyright infringement.

    • ‘Its 10-point bill of guarantees includes leading-edge cyberlaws, incentives and intellectual property protection.’
    • ‘But Breakup Girl hardly has to break new ground in cyberlaw in order to rule on your particular situation.’
    • ‘Her prior columns on copyright, cyberlaw and First Amendment issues may be found in the archive of her pieces on this site.’
    • ‘The practice of law in cyberspace is different from cyberlaw that has been defined as the study of those legal issues pertaining to the Internet and World Wide Web.’
    • ‘Berkman lawyers specialise in cyberlaw - hacking, copyright, encryption and so on - and the centre has strong ties with the open source software community.’
    • ‘‘We had exactly the same kind of problem in the Morris case,’ says Rasch, now vice president for cyberlaw at Predictive Systems.’
    • ‘The shock of the Internet, and the time lag between its advent, and the advent of cyberlaw, is partially to blame.’
    • ‘Ernest Miller also runs his own technology business and writes blogs on cyberlaw and intellectual property.’
    • ‘If anything, Professor Lessig's defense may add fuel to their argument: By defending cyberlaw based on its similarities to the rest of law, he appears to concede that nothing new happens when we apply law to the Internet.’
    • ‘The seemingly sexier subjects of cyberlaw, jurisprudence, and environmental law are all rated as ‘strong sells.’’
    • ‘Lawrence Lessig, a professor at Stanford University and an expert on cyberlaw, says that when it comes to cyberspace, policymakers have so far shown themselves to be consistently ‘stupid and bribable’.’
    • ‘Baden is a Brissie born and bred pilot who also flies above the corridors of justice as a lawyer with experience in IT, Privacy and Tax law and cyberlaw.’
    • ‘A couple of years ago I was talking with a law school colleague about cyberlaw and the people who study it.’
    • ‘What effect will this have on the place of cyberlaw in law schools?’
    • ‘Web sites need to conform to the cyberlaws of countries in which business is conducted.’