Information, Technology and the Law

Course Number: 
656

Information, Technology and the Law examines several areas of law that have been impacted by the information revolution, including intellectual property law, unfair competition, unfair business practices, free speech, privacy, the right to accuracy of information, and the right to access to information.  The course will specifically focus on how the law has and is continuing to develop in relation to acces to and control of digitized information, including computer software, content published on the internet or in other digital media, databases, and entertainment software (e.g., video games).  As this course deals with a rapidly developing area of the law, the course will focus heavily on policy considerations.

Credits:
2 or 3


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