*For LLB (a) 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 (b) Regulation of the Internet: – National/International – Jurisdiction (c) Aspects of intellectual property law and the Internet (d) E-commerce activities and the Internet: – Aspects of jurisdiction and signing of contracts – Data protection and encryption – Liability of Internet service providers (e) Advertising and the Internet (f) Criminal liability in information and communications technology law (g) Constitutional aspects in information and communications technology law: – The right to privacy/freedom of expression/information
Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
5 practicals per week
Language of tuition
Afrikaans and English are used in one class
Period of presentation
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