Cyber Law Law and Legal Definition

Cyber Law is a rapidly evolving area of civil and criminal law as applicable to the use of computers, and activities performed and transactions conducted over internet and other networks. This area of law also deals with the exchange of communications and information thereon, including related issues concerning such communications and information as the protection of intellectual property rights, freedom of speech, and public access to information. In the U.S. Cyber Law includes rules and regulations established by Congress, legislatures, courts, and international conventions to govern, prevent and resolve disputes that arise from the use of computers and the Internet.