CONSUMER PROTECTION AND CYBER LAW – AN ANALYSIS

Bikram Kumar Das

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 Abstract  - After globalization, there is rapid growth of borderless marketing and the technology has grown to a good height. Manufacturers and consumers got wide opportunity for online shopping. Multinational companies and small enterprises are engaged in e-commerce and attracting consumers across the globe. Many consumers go for online shopping, became victim of misleading advertisement of goods and services, unilateral contract and market monopoly. There are many laws, but those are not properly implemented due to the jurisdictional issues. There is high need for appropriate action at international forum.

 


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Key words: Consumer protection, consumerism, misleading advertisement, e-commerce, e-governance, online shopping, cyberspace, cyber law

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