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Digital identity in question

Juggling with usernames and passwords, keeping the control of personal or professional data that are disseminated on the Internet and feed huge databases… These issues concerning management of digital identities are issues that are at the core of the concerns for companies and also individuals.

 

Can one act anonymously on the Internet? What are the obligations of website publishers and bloggers? What are the legal boundaries to the choice and use of an username? What is the legal status given to avatars?

 

Who would win in a conflict between trademark and domain name? Who is legally responsible for retaining connection data? How to protect one’s privacy, including on social media? How to combat identity theft?

 

This work provides a legal insight accessible to all into these issues, with useful practical advices that take into account the latest developments in technology and uses.

 

Table of contents

  • Preface
  • Foreword
  • Build a digital identity
  • The anonymity  In my footsteps  The limitations of choice and use for username
  • The domain name between intellectual property and digital identity
  • Legal status of password Identity card in the network The digital identity register
  • The image under attack
  • The identity theft
  • Google stronger than the criminal record
  • Conclusion
New challenges

Who wins in a dispute between trademark and domain name? Who has the legal burden to keep connection logs? How to protect one's own privacy, including on social networks? How to fight against identity theft?

Publisher's note

This work provides a legal insight accessible to all on these topics, with practical advices taking into account the most recent evolutions of technologies and practices.

Published by the 01/05/2016 in Publications

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