Latest developments in information technology law with respect to privacy protection. – B. Eyo and E. Williams
The spread of Information Technology (IT) on a global scale has made it imperative for nations and groups of nations to devise rules and legislation for the control of how Information Technology is developed, applied, and used within their domains. An examination of some legal issues arising from the evolution, production, acquisition and use of information and communications technology is given in this paper, with perspectives on the United Nations Model Law on E-Commerce and India’s recently enacted IT Law. The paper discusses recent trends with regards to IT Law with some bias for privacy protection issues that might shape the future.