The major periods in the history of the events which marked the commemoration of the period in which they are located are common situations and so, the event that will be important enough to be remembered in the current era of the moment is, maybe, the emergence of the internet. The activities made over the internet are increasing day by day and for this reason, we call the branch of law which has emerged because of the need for regulations on this issue as Internet Law.
Nowadays, many activities such as ordinary, everyday or commercial activities in many fields can be performed over the internet and thanks to that, both wasting of time and taking of unnecessary risks can be prevented. However, as only to be seen as a display of its existence for ordinary people, the internet is a field that requires to be exercised. Contrary to the situation we are in, people may tend to deviating in different situations like Internet piracy and as a result, this may cause people to get hurt. For various reasons like the internet has become an extension of human life and it can be put in several surprising situations, the need for uncovering some certain rules in this field has emerged and so, Internet Law has come up. Contrary to the others, this field is new and still developing. In emergence of a field called as Internet Law, both regulations related to the millenarian human’s life and conditions peculiar to this field were used. Because the emergence of situations we are not informed yet is possible, we can make a comment like a lot of water will flow beneath the bridge related to the Internet Law Attorney.
Considerations in Online Banking
Today, that we can do many activities over the internet easily and quickly has brought about the way to the bank transactions to be also provided over the internet. We call this method as Online Banking. It is a method which is used with several protection types, except for transactions done by cash, and give opportunity to people to do all kinds of transactions in the mode of debt discharging, eft (electronic fund transfer) , and transfer over the internet without going to the bank. As a result of facilities occurred by this method, its use has reached to high and important level. However, as banks, which are the main source of money in real life, are the center of attractions for crimes like password theft and fraud, they are also the same for Internet Crimes in which we come across with their new types every single day. Even if banks have advanced defense systems for attacks like password breaking and hacking over the internet, they can expose to such things and for that reason, people can get hurt drastically. So, there are some important points should be taken in consideration for people who use online banking in order to protect themselves from these crimes. The main ones are:
- Be careful about that computers used in this process have protection software like anti-virus and security wall.
- Do not sharing the elements which are used to access to the account like costumer number, user name and password with the third person.
- Using the method in which disposable password or sending password via SMS is used.
- Taking care of that there is the expression ‘’https://’’ at the beginning of URL ( Universal Resource Locator ) on address bar.
- Do not saving the password used for access to the online banking over the mobile phone.
- Changing password at regular intervals.
- Avoiding mails containing attachments against viruses that can be sent via email unless they didn’t come from reliable institutions.
- Considering that banks do not do transactions like creating password and saving personal information via email, and so do not relying on these mails.
Unjust Treatment in Online Shopping
The internet has been started to use in the field of trade as in all fields. Consumers find the products they need and traders reach their costumers over the internet. There may have been some problems in online sales, as in commercial sales realized in daily life. While consumers who want to benefit from facility of processing over the internet are shopping, they may come across with the results contrary to this advantage. In order to avoid these situations, consumers are given some rights about shopping online. We can juxtapose the rights that can be applied in case of certain conditions are provided as; the right of withdrawal, applying nasty terms of Code of Obligations, opportunity to apply Arbitration Committee for Consumer Problems, the rights that can be used during cargo delivery and the rights of taking the elements like communication information and certificates of warranty.
In our Office, our lawyers who have perpetual current knowledge with the special interest they have about the field of Internet Law in which variation is at top level are always ready in order to help you about the problems you have on this issue.