LAW 893: Topics in the Law of Cyberspace (2-3)

Addresses emerging legal issues stemming from the growth of the Internet and the World Wide Web. Includes first, fourth, and fifth amendment issues, privacy rights, the criminal and civil tort liability of service providers for the conduct of users, cryptology, and the role of government in assuring equal access for all Americans to the contents of the Web. Much of the course will be conducted online; students' grades will be based on both their input into online discussion, and a substantive paper of no less than twenty pages. Satisfies the upper class writing requirement. Prerequisite: Introduction to Copyright in Literary and Artistic Works or permission of the instructor. LEC
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