Information and communications technology law 780

Module code KUB 780
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Law
Module content
  1. Introduction to the study of information and communications technology law:
  • The place of information and communications technology law in the legal system
  • The nature and scope of information and communications technology law
  • Sources of information and communications technology law
  • Inception and influence of the Internet
  1. Regulation of the Internet:
  • National/International
  • Jurisdiction
  1. Aspects of intellectual property law and the Internet
  2. E-Commerce activities and the Internet:
  • Aspects of jurisdiction and signing of contracts
  • Dataprotection and encryption
  • Liability of Internet service providers
  • Consumer Protection
  1. Criminal liability in information and communications technology space
  2. Constitutional aspects in information and communications technology space:
  • The right to privacy/freedom of expression/information
Module credits 15.00
NQF Level 08
Service modules Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
Prerequisites KRG 110 or BER 210 or BER 310 or BER 410
Contact time 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Mercantile Law
Period of presentation Semester 1 or Semester 2

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