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Internet Lawyer: Does U.S. Internet law apply overseas?

By Internet Lawyer

Internet lawyer wantedThere’s a myth out there that one can do whatever you please online and get away with it if your business is not based in the United States.

Although there are international con artists who set up multiple scams off shore and keep one step ahead of the law, many get caught and pay the price. As an Internet lawyer, I see these cases all of the time.

For example, there’s a 26-year-old guy who committed computer fraud and other crimes. He was just extradited to the United States from Estonia and will be prosecuted. If convicted, he could spend 20+ years of his life in a U.S. federal prison.

In addition, the government plans to seize and confiscate all of the profits from his illegal activities. It’s hard to pay for a good Internet lawyer or criminal defense lawyer after the government has taken your assets.

If you’re doing business online with U.S. clients, you’re going to want to make sure that you don’t violate U.S. Internet law.

To your online success!

-Mike the Internet lawyer

P.S. Part of doing business online with U.S. clients is having the right website legal documents based on the latest U.S. Internet laws. Check out Website Legal Forms Generator software now.

Does Your Website Sell Stuff In Other Countries?

By Internet Lawyer

united kingdom business flagIf you’re doing business online in other countries, take the time to ensure that your website complies with e-commerce laws in those places. At a minimum, this includes making sure that your website has all of the requisite legal documentation.

For example, let’s say that you sell 70% of your products in the United States, 10% in Canada, 5% in the United Kingdom, and 5% in Australia.

You’re going to want to make sure that Read More