Sales and e-Commerce
This course begins with an in depth study of the sale of goods under Article 2 of the Uniform Commercial Code. Topics covered will include the statute of frauds; warranties of the seller; performance of the contract of sale; risk of loss; remedies of the buyer and seller. The course will then explore how modern technologies for contracting, payment and information gathering, have changed the sales landscape. Topics will include the role of assent in click-wrap and browse-wrap consumer contracts; the evolution of payment technology from checks to bitcoins, and privacy and data security in the era of big data.
Grading and Method of Evaluation:
Letter grade with pass/fail option. Final Exam.