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IS 647 Legal Issues in Information Systems

Course Description: This course will introduce the student to the legal environment of business with primary focus on legal issues affecting information systems. Among the topics to be covered are: an introduction to the American legal system; jurisdiction; constitutional law; the law of crimes such as pertaining to destruction of data and unlawful appropriation; computer torts including defamation and invasion of privacy; securities, antitrust and taxation issues and intellectual property issues relating to computer and Internet technology.

Course Rotation: NY and PL: Fall, Spring, and Summer.

Credits

3 credits