Technical Constraints of Regulating
Commercial Activity on the Internet


Daniel Dardailler

Joseph Reagle

World Wide Web Consortium


Introduction to the W3C

Electronic Commerce (1)

Electronic Commerce (2)

Projects in the T&S Domain

Figure - Who to Regulate:

Technical Constraints on Regulation

Technical Constraints on Regulation

Constraints on Location

Constraints on Identity

Constraints on Transactions and Time

Constraints on Relationships

Observations on Constraints (over-generalized but useful)

W3C Approach