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Information and communications technology law 420


 
Module code KUB 420
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Law
Module content

*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

Module credits 10.00
Service modules Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 5 practicals per week
Language of tuition Afrikaans and English are used in one class
Department Mercantile Law
Period of presentation Semester 2

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