Cyber Law

Course Number: 533C

Description: (Formerly DCL 455) THIS COURSE MAY BE OFFERED AS EITHER 2 OR 3 CREDITS. This course gives a broad overview of some of the main areas in which technology has challenged traditional legal doctrines and the way we practice law. Technology law is more than just "computer law" or "cyberlaw." It is Internet law and information law. Some of the topics that will be covered are: 1) privacy issues; 2) liability of online information providers; 3) conducting business in cyberspace; 4) Internet and computer use policies in business, university and government; 5) cybercrimes and law enforcement; 6) technology license agreement and software purchase contracts; and 7) using computer-generated evidence or data.