Keywords : AUTHOR ARISING FROM ELECTRONIC PUBLISHING


THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE AUTHOR ARISING FROM ELECTRONIC PUBLISHING

Salah Alu Muhammad

Journal of college of Law for Legal and Political Sciences, 2020, Volume 9, Issue issue 32 part 2, Pages 387-422

Electronic publishing is that kind of publication when the transfer of information from the author to the receiver by means of modern technology represented by automated computers and its associated means of storage, magnetic or laser, and communication networks beside the forthcoming technologies. Electronic publishing has several pros and cons, but in spite of its shortcomings its advantages remain superior than the former. In addition to the continuous growth of computer systems and automated data processing for man, that role however has been currently used illegally and this computer and its data became subject to many attacks that wasted and threatened human interests. Consequently, the civil liability of the author for electronic publishing rises due to these attacks, as this responsibility may sometimes be contractual or tort depending on the availability of the elements for every type of civil liability.