There is a growing number of our personal details that
are on the Web and due to that there is a growing community
of companies that can save our reputation, that is erase
the negative things about us but for a price.
You can check the following companies that deal with that.
was created to defend you and your family's good name on
the Internet. It searches out all information about you
and/or your child on the Internet, wherever it may be, and
present it to you in a clear report. It destroys at your
command, all inaccurate, inappropriate, hurtful, and slanderous
information about you and/or your child using our proprietary
manages all your personal information in cyberspace. You
can provide people searching for you with a real picture
of your identity.
helps you promote yourself online positively, using other
people's references to vote for you.
The growth in on-line business has increased the need for
legal protection to protect businesses and their transactions.
Of particular concern is the need to protect global business
especially when transactions traverse national boundaries
and hence interface with different jurisdictions.
You can check the following current legislation examples that
deal with that.
or Sarbox (Sarbanes Oxley): The legislation came into force
in 2002 and introduced major changes to the regulation of
financial practice and corporate governance. Named after
Senator Paul Sarbanes and Representative Michael Oxley,
who were its main architects, it also set a number of deadlines
II: Deals with issues governing the separation
of operational risk from that of credit risk and quantifying
both, how banks and depository instituitions must handle
their capital to ensure the allocation of capital is more
risk sensitive and the alignment of economic and regulatory
capital more closely to reduce the scope for regulatory
Directive on Electronic Signatures: Provides
legal provisions regarding the legal admissibility of electronic
signatures for example, those used for on-line transactions
and other similar pieces of legislation, appear in other
parts of the world.
Computer Misuse Act: Deals with criminal activities
to criminalise unauthorised access to computer systems.
Copyright and Licensing Laws: provide legal
measures agaisnt piracy and theft of intellectual property.