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UG Coursework Unit
Level of learning
The global information infrastructure continues to have a dramatic impact on our social, economic and political institutions. This course considers the legal and policy issues posed by computer technology, the Internet and network economics.
Topic 1: Information society & the governance of Cyberspace
Topic 2: Jurisdiction and dispute settlement
Topic 3: Trademarks and Domain Names
Topic 4: Digital copyright: The digital distribution of music
Topic 5: Patent protection for software and internet business methods
Topic 6: Internet content regulation
Topic 7: The right to privacy
Topic 8: Cybercrime
Topic 9: E-Commerce Issues and the Creative Commons
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||evaluate existing and proposed models for Internet governance|
|2||describe law and policy regulating the Internet|
|3||critically analyse existing and proposed laws regulating the Internet|
|4||undertake research, writing and advocacy skills in Cyberlaw.|
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
evaluate existing and proposed models for Internet governance
describe law and policy regulating the Internet
critically analyse existing and proposed laws regulating the Internet
undertake research, writing and advocacy skills in Cyberlaw.