Category Archives: Legal

Online scams and how to avoid them

The Amazon scam This scam was initially reported on The One Show on 6th March, a member of the public was conned out of his hard earned cash in this scam by a fake seller on the Amazon Marketplace. The … Continue reading

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Website Specification Agreements, exemption clauses in web sales and Cyberspace Internet Liability Insurance.

Website Specification Agreements Please be aware that the Law may have changed since the publication of this article. This article will look at some of the most important contractual issues relating to Website agreements and focuses specifically on the Website … Continue reading

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The Computer Misuse Act 1990

No matter what the topic of conversation is, there seems to be an Act of Parliament that has been dreamt up in an attempt to regulate it. Vehicles have the Road Traffic Act, people have the Public Order Act and … Continue reading

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Phishing and avoiding the scams

What is Phishing? Phishing is the act of someone trying to acquire information such as usernames, passwords, and credit card details and  indirectly, your money, by pretending to be a trustworthy person or organisation. These nearly always do the rounds … Continue reading

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What is the UK Law for websites?

Does the law want a website owner to make their website accessible? In a word, yes. If someone with a disability, such as a visual impairment, cannot access the information on your website then it could be seen as discrimination. … Continue reading

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Website Accessibility

Should all websites be accessible? The Equality Act states that service providers must not discriminate against disabled people. A website is regarded as a service and therefore falls under this law, and as such must be made accessible to everyone. … Continue reading

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