Legal Liability of Internet Service Provider in Electronic Commerce Activities, Centre on Existing Chinese Law Structure


This presentation first sets up the theoretical position of ISP in e-commerce activities. It then describes the concept, classification, features, and nature of e-commerce. Then it analyses the legal status of ISP, its argumentation among scholars about the relationship between ISP and its clients, there are four views: agency by agreement, sales counter leasing,brokerage, and intermediation.Its legal liability is explained from civil law, administrative,and criminal law perspectives respectively. Lastly it illustrates the regulatory system of e-commerce.

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Document type: IP Document
Categories: Trade secret and unfair competition
Activity Title: EU-China workshop on the regulation of on-line business
Activity Date: 11 Jun 2009 to 12 Jun 2009
Location: Quanzhou, China
Expert / Author / Speaker: Qu Sanqiang, Peking University Law School
Related Legislation: General Principles of General Principles of the Civil Law, contract law,electronic signature law, law on the protection of cosumer's rights and interests,provisions on safeguarding internet security,interim provisions on the administration of computer information networks connecting to international networks,
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