As the Internet becomes a vibrant space for speech and commerce, it opens a host of new legal questions. This course will study the emerging law and policy of the Internet through topics including intellectual property, e-commerce, online speech and defamation, and privacy. We will examine current cases and the relation of these online controversies to "offline" law. No technical experience is necessary.
Grading and Method of Evaluation:
Letter grade with pass/fail option. Final Exam.