The article analyses the existing legal regulation of the problem of defi nition of concepts of “electronic document” and “electronic message”, correlation of these concepts and also the problem of authenticity and feasibility of electronic document as a means of evidence in civil and arbitrazh proceedings.
The article is devoted to some aspects of legal regulation of interactive activities in the network the Internet. The main emphasis was placed on particular elements of this category of legal relations, the content of the rights and duties of the participants, the time of their occurrence, the legal classification of trade in the network the Internet, the peculiarities of application of the norms of Russian and international law. At the same time special attention is paid to the electronic document as a law specific form of the document, getting particular importance in the context of the information society.
A model of electronic document based on ontology approach is described. A variety of problems, which include traditional tasks as well as data domain analysis, can be solved with this model.