Internet Law

The internet has profoundly changed how people create, disseminate and use information. This course is an overview of the major policies, laws, and extralegal norms by which the Internet is governed. In this course we will survey some of the substantive laws applicable to the Internet and the variety of mechanisms available for governing the Internet. Topics covered will include tort law, speech, intellectual property, employment, e-commerce, issues of territorial jurisdiction, privacy and law enforcement. There will be a scheduled final exam.
Credits: 3

Type: LEC