Are you at risk of becoming an Accidental Outlaw?

Written by Marius on 20 Nov, 11
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Nominet have launched a new ‘Accidental Outlaw’ campaign which highlights that we are all in danger of becoming ‘accidental outlaws’ by not fully understanding how the law affects us online.

They have launched a free online test which lets consumers test their understanding of how the laws apply online and check out how to stay out of trouble.

They also commissioned research which explored consumers’ ability to spot online activities that break the law.

On average 44% of people were unable to correctly identify illegal activities when presented with a range of possible online scenarios including defamation, copyright, infringement and hacking.

Read more about the research here:

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