This course examines the way in which new information technologies affect traditional legal approaches in four current topic areas. The first involves the evolving regulation of the telecommunications sphere and the internet in particular. The second addresses the timely topic of internet financing and bankruptcy of internet companies. The third topic involves the issues of freedom of expression and access to information in cyberspace and compares the approaches taken by the United States and the European Union to such issues. The fourth topic is an examination of advertising law and practice in the information age.
- Course Number: IP-0303
- Credits: 1
- Course Format: Lecture
- Eligibility: Open to all students.
- Final examination: 90%
- Midterm examination: -
- Class prep. and participation: 10%
- Research paper: -
- Regular submissions/quizzes: -
- Other (see syllabus): -