I need some assistance with these assignment. legislative compliance of sales on the internet Thank you in advance for the help! However, several legal issues have arisen due to the lacuna in many of the existing legislation, which had not been drafted with the considerations of electronic transactions that deal with the buying and the selling of intangible products via non-physical border networks (Kwok, Yang, and Tam, 2004).
Distance selling regulations are those that protect people who make purchases by phone, e – mail, internet or digital television. The protection offered to consumers is first, the right to obtain unambiguous information about available goods and services. secondly, written confirmation of such information. thirdly, provision of a seven working day period within which a consumer can rescind the contract and lastly, protection from credit card fraud (The Consumer Protection (Distance Selling) Regulations 2000, 31st August 2000). In addition, E – commerce Regulations make the EC Directive on E – commerce into UK law. This Directive requires the Member States to guarantee that contracts can be completed electronically. On the 21st of August 2002 The Electronic Commerce Directive & The Electronic Commerce (EC Directive) Regulations 2002, brought into UK law most of the provisions of the Electronic Commerce Directive 2000/31/EC (The Electronic Commerce Directive & The Electronic Commerce (EC Directive Regulations 2002).
.In order to start an e-commerce business first, a domain name has to be registered. This offers the functionality that a Post Office Box number does, on the internet. A domain name allows customers to obtain contact information and information about the business being conducted.  .Since the internet is the playing field of the world, it is essential to reserve the business domain name immediately. This prevents someone else from registering that particular domain name.