The Third International Conference on Legal, Security and Privacy Issues in IT Law (LSPI)

Date: September 3-5, 2008
Place Prague, Czech Republic

The International Association of IT Lawyers (IAITL) invite you to participate in the 3rd Intl. Conference on legal, security and privacy issues in information technology law.

The Conference is an opportunity for academics, practitioners and consultants to come together, exchange ideas, and discuss emerging issues in IT law and the emerging technological environment. We invite contributions focusing on Legal, Security and Privacy Issues of IT, including:


  • Cybercrime
  • E-signatures
  • E-forensics and Evidence
  • Email monitoring and privacy issues in the workplace
  • Data retention & protection
  • Intellectual Property Rights
  • Contract and Tort
  • Virtual Companies
  • E-commerce law
  • Media & entertainment law
  • Data mining
  • Internet Freedom
  • Phishing,virus,malware etc.
  • Trustmarks
  • Legal risks and protection strategies
  • E-government& edemocracy
  • Privacy, Virology and security issues
  • Jurisdiction in Cyberspace


  • Mobile technology
  • Robots &Intelligent agents
  • Consumer Protection
  • Cross-border ADR and Litigation
  • Content Regulation and Liability Issues
  • Telecommunication law and technology
  • Licensing and franchising
  • IT Outsourcing
  • Taxation of cross-border transactions
  • Jurisdictional barriers to regulation and enforcement
  • E-trade
  • Audio-visual technology
  • Broadband technology
  • Virtual worlds: regulation and taxation issues
  • Biometrics

The conference committee is seeking submissions of papers for oral presentations at the conference in three major categories:

  • Academic, peer reviewed papers - these papers will be peer reviewed by members of the program committee and other independent reviewers (where necessary) and will be published in the under a non-exclusive copyright agreement in the edited conference proceedings with ISBN.  All papers will also be published in several leading international journals. Case studies, abstracts of research in progress, as well as full research papers will be considered for the conference program for presentation purposes.  However, only complete papers will be published in the proceedings. Previously published peer-reviewed papers will also be considered, provided the authors (s) are granted license from the publisher and publication information are noted in the article.
  • Presentations based on a short abstract
  • Non-academic papers - these papers will not be peer reviewed. These papers will be selected on merit by the program committee. This category covers corporate papers, best practices, new technologies, policy issues etc.

For complete papers, authors must provide about 150 word abstract and five keywords. There is a maximum page limit of 15 pages (single-spaced, Times Roman”10” or approximately 8000 words including references.). All photos, tables and figures must be in jpg format. Papers must be submitted in the correct template, which may be downloaded from the website.
All information enabling the identification of authors must be removed from submissions undergoing academic peer review. Please send in a separate attachment in a word document, the following information: Title, Affiliation and Author’s Name.

All papers will be proof read and published in paperback edition (with ISBN) and in international journals. Elsevier Publishing, International Journal of Private Law  (Inderscience) and the Journal of International Commercial Law and Technology (doaj-access) are is sponsoring the Best Academic Papers awards.

Send submissions by electronic mail in a Word document to:   or

For further information, please contact:
Sylvia Kierkegaard ;

Submission Deadline for Full Research Papers:
August 7, 2008
Submission Deadline for Abstract Presentations: August 15, 2008
Notification of Acceptance: August 10, 2008
For papers submitted before the deadline, authors will be notified 7 days after submission
Final Camera-Ready (Proceedings) Version and Registration: August 15, 2008

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