Discuss two legal issues that have been difficult to deal with as technology has changes. example could include intellectual property, contract form or others you can think of.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com December 24, 2021, 11:34 pm ad1c9bdddf
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In your posting, you want to discuss two legal issues that have been difficult to deal with as technology changes. I suggest the following outline:
1. Security and privacy
2. Copyright laws
4. Links and references
Security and privacy:
The Parliament House of Victoria (2014) noted that the use of computer technology in legal procedures necessarily gives rise to issues relating to the security and privacy of electronically transmitted and stored information.
This gives rise to the concern that of the unauthorized use and disclosure "such as business, family or medical details".
This concern is real in the light of the new threat to data security and privacy.
Finkle and Oreskovic (2014) reports that a newly discovered bug (Heartbled) in widely used Web encryption technology has made data on many of the world's major websites vulnerable to theft by hackers in what experts say is one of the most serious security flaws uncovered in recent years.
Technological advancement has not prevented intrusion of security and privacy. In fact, technological advances only worsened it. Any new advances in innovation only helped hackers and online thieves acquire weapons in invading digital data.
It cannot be denied that technological advancement resulted to more infringement of copyrights. Unauthorized online distribution of music and movies are rampant today.
There are also copyright infringement of software and hardware.
Google and Oracle are embroiled in a court case concerning Google's Android operating system as infringement of Oracle's java systems (Rowinski, 2013).
Apple and Samsung are into hardware dispute. Samsung was found to have infringed three of Apple's five patents at issue and was ordered to pay $119.6 million. At the same time, Apple was found to have infringed one of Samsung's two patents and ordered to pay $158,400. Samsung was asking for $6.2 million (Tibken, 2014).
Improvement in technology has not deterred legal issues on Security and privacy, and Copyright Laws. Technology only aggravated these issues.
Finkle, Jim and Alexei Oreskovic (2014). U.S. Warns Businesses on Major Web Technology Bug 'Heartbleed'. Retrieved on May 9, 2014 from http://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2014/04/08/325817.htm.
Parliament House of Victoria (2014). Security and Privacy Issues Relating to Technology and the Law. Retrieved on May 9, 204 from http://www.parliament.vic.gov.au/images/stories/committees/lawrefrom/technology/barisic_paper.pdf.
Rowinski, Dan (2013). Google And Oracle Set For Round 2 In Java Copyright Case. Retrieved on May 9, 204 from http://readwrite.com/2013/12/05/google-and-oracle-set-for-round-2-in-java-copyright-case#awesm=~oDIhYAPTECJJlk.
Tibken, Shara (2014). Samsung may both be losers. Retrieved on May 9, 204 from http://www.cnet.com/news/in-patent-war-apple-and-samsung-may-both-be-losers/.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com December 24, 2021, 11:34 pm ad1c9bdddf>