Information and communications and technology law 802
Faculty of Law
This module will provide students with detailed knowledge and understanding of the underlying theory and diverse provisions of applicable international and domestic legislation as well as practical guidance on the application thereof. The following aspects will be addressed within the context of information and communications technology law;
General introduction to international and domestic information technology law
General principles of international and domestic electronic contracting
Capita selecta from electronic transacting: online gaming, auctions and the sales of restricted goods, electronic payment methods and digital banking/financial services
Privacy and data protection
Free speech on the Internet
Electronic challenges facing copyright law
Domain name regulation, governance and dispute resolution
Internet Service Provider (ISP) rights, duties and liabilities
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