17762 Law of Computer Technology
Instructors: Shamos, Michael
Schedule: TR 8:35AM-9:55AM BH A51
NOTE: Previously offered as 08-732. A survey of how legislatures and courts cope with rapidly advancing computer technologies and how scientific information is presented to, and evaluated by, civil authorities. The course is also an introduction to the legal process generally and the interaction between the legal system and technology organizations. Topics include: patents, copyrights in a networked world, law of the Internet, free speech, data security, technology regulation, international law, and trans-border crime. Open to juniors, seniors and graduate students in any school. Open to sophomores by permission of the instructor.
CROSS-LISTED COURSES 17562 , 17662