It is considered the first law in China's e-commerce legislation.

On the same day, The Administrative Measures on Internet Information Services released, is the first administrative regulation to address profit-generating activities conducted through the Internet, and lay the foundation for future regulations governing e-commerce in China.

On 28 August 2004, the eleventh session of the tenth NPC Standing Committee adopted The Electronic Signature Law, which regulates data message, electronic signature authentication and legal liability issues.

Aside from traditional e-commerce, the terms m-Commerce (mobile commerce) as well (around 2013) t-Commerce As of 2013, the Czech Republic was the European country where e-commerce delivers the biggest contribution to the enterprises┬┤ total revenue.

Almost a quarter (24%) of the country's total turnover is generated via the online channel.

In India, the Information Technology Act 2000 governs the basic applicability of e-commerce.

In China, the Telecommunications Regulations of the People's Republic of China (promulgated on 25 September 2000), stipulated the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) as the government department regulating all telecommunications related activities, including electronic commerce.There is also Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) was established in 1989 with the vision of achieving stability, security and prosperity for the region through free and open trade and investment.APEC has an Electronic Commerce Steering Group as well as working on common privacy regulations throughout the APEC region.The second category is based on the nature of the participant (B2B, B2C, C2B and C2 C); On the institutional level, big corporations and financial institutions use the internet to exchange financial data to facilitate domestic and international business.Data integrity and security are pressing issues for electronic commerce.Typical e-commerce transactions include the purchase of online books (such as Amazon) and music purchases (music download in the form of digital distribution such as i Tunes Store), and to a less extent, customized/personalized online liquor store inventory services.