595
LAW

Internet Law and Policy

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.

Typical Course Credit

3

Credit Limit

3

Repeat Limit

Not Repeatable

Instructor Approval

No

Competition

No

Assigned Sections

No

Bar Course

No

Clinical Requirement

No

Category

Business/Commercial

Semesters Offered

Tentative Course Rotation

Full Time
Varies
Varies
Part Time
Varies
Varies

Effective Since

Fall
2002

Offering

Regular

Schedule Type

Seminar (SEM)

Major Restrictions

Law