International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

Active and Passive Websites in International Trade Law
E. Gómez Valenzuela

The Internet is not only the provision of a new medium of communication or dissemination of information but also the emergence of a new electronic market. The basic characteristics of this market is that business operations are not performed by traditional means but by electronically, and by virtue of the transnational nature of the Internet, it becomes an international environment: distances and geopolitical boundaries are no obstacle to conduct business within the Network. Through the Internet contracts can be improved by electronically as the parties may issue statements of will through the exchange of electronic messages or by filling out an order form depending on whether the site is active or passive.

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