Mar 27, 2023  

LGLS - 640 Cyber Law

(3 hrs.)

This course surveys critical subjects of Internet law and regulation, beginning with theoretical and jurisdictional questions, and proceeding to major substantive issues, including the regulation of intermediaries, privacy, speech, and computer access, among others. The approach considers the questions of (a) who regulates, (b) what content is regulated, and (c) what mechanisms are used to accomplish regulatory objectives. The class aims to provide a practical survey of key areas of Internet law, identifying the animating principles and major moving parts of relevant legislation and precedent. Pending Faculty Approval. Only available to MLS students starting April 2019 and later.