Rowena Rodrigues, Esq., LL.M., of the University of Edinburgh School of Law, has published a fine review of The Future of Identity in the Information Society: Challenges and Opportunities (Kai Rannenberg et al. eds., 2009), in 2009(2) JILT: The Journal of Information, Law & Technology. This book appears to be the final report of the EU’s FIDIS project, on which a number of legal informatics scholars have worked. The book addresses a number of legal informatics issues respecting identity, data protection, and privacy law in the online environment, as well as the application of law to software agents.
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