UH Mānoa Catalog Description
A primer on the impact of the development and use of new technologies on global business and social culture. E-commerce, telecommunications, information technology, government regulation, and social policy have all been brought together by the use of the internet. The revolutionary medium of the internet has required legal practitioners to reassess the applicability of current laws and policies that protect and govern members of the global community. Explores the legal implications of the new global economy, copyright law in cyberspace, e-commerce, privacy, security, trademarks, domain names, tort liability, criminal activity, regulation in cyberspace, speech, and social and ethical issues.