Media and Communications Regulation

This honours year module will examine basic legal principles as they apply to the Internet. It will cover issues such as jurisdiction, criminal aspects of Internet law, copyright, trademarks, domain names, cybersquatting, privacy and security as well as the regulation of e-commerce. The course will also deal with the issues of content regulation and censorship. Students will have an opportunity to explore what are the global implications of regulating the Internet and will also learn how to read and analyse court cases.

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