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What are the major legal issues that arise while doing electronic business? How are they overcome?

The major legal issues that arise while doing electronic business are:
  • Electronic Transaction
  • Privacy & Security
  • Copyright & Trademark
  • Online Terms, Conditions, Policies and Laws
  • Legislation Dilemma

E-commerce site development, its advertising, electronic transaction, money transactions and such involve many legal issues, which need to be taken into account step by step. Before developing an e-commerce site a registered domain and a registered trademark should be established. There must be some copyright protection on the site. The business must ensure that it displays the terms and condition/policies within its site. Security involving the privacy of a user's data is always one of the main concerns while doing business online. Defining rules and regulations for the advertisement of the site by placing banners on other known sites is another. It is of great value when dealing with such complex issues to consult an attorney who specializes in the issues of cyberspace.

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