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LAW 320 Cyberlaw: Legal Issues in Information Technology

Course Description: The course will introduce the student to the legal and regulatory environment of computer technology, especially issues concerning the Internet. Among the topics to be covered that are directly related to the Internet are: introduction to computers and judicial decisions concerning cyberspace; jurisdictional questions; contracts including digital signatures, tort aspects; criminal laws affecting the Internet, cyber-terrorism, intellectual property rights (copyrights, trademarks, patents, and trade secrets), privacy and ethical issues, taxation of Internet sales, securities, antitrust, employment, and security issues.

Course Rotation: NYC: Fall - Even years. PLV: TBA.

Credits

3 credits