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Mr. Wright's contributions to blogs, web courses and the like constitute part of the online update service for the book The Law of Electronic Commerce. Originally released 1991, and revised continually since then, the book is a reference for lawyers, published by Wolters Kluwer Law.
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Attorney Benjamin Wright is the author of numerous books on technology law, including "The Law of Electronic Commerce" (Aspen Publishers) and "Business Law and Computer Security" (SANS Institute). A featured speaker at industry conferences and professional meetings, he teaches data security and e-discovery law at the SANS Institute. Mr. Wright advises clients on digital law and forensic investigations. He is a pioneer in the promotion of public relations to address Internet legal issues and crises. His telephone is 1.214.403.6642. His e-mail is ben_wright at compuserve dot com (put "BLOG" in subject line to distinguish you from spam).