The present book is the review of literary sources and official acts, including digital economy development strategies for 2015 – 2020 and its legal regulation in various countries of the world (i.e. Germany, UK, Norway, Denmark, Australia, USA, Korea, etc.). The book specially emphasizes the review of the trends in the sphere of legal regulation of the copyright and related rights on the Internet, their potential influence upon the digital economy. The book also contains the main technological development trends in such spheres as education, health care, transportation, employment, state management, etc. The review has been prepared within the framework of the research (PhD) at Lomonosov Moscow State University and is the basis for the comparative and legal analysis in the sphere of new technologies, digital economy and legal regulation of the copyright and related rights on the Internet. The principal conclusions drawn by the author as well as the comparative and legal analysis prepared on the basis of the present review are represented in the thesis research paper.