Internet Law – 6639
The rise of the internet has disrupted many aspects of our society, including law. This course will examine the effect of the internet on varied areas of legal doctrine, including intellectual property, privacy, jurisdiction, contract, and speech regulation. It also considers specialized internet regulation such as intermediary liability regimes, hacking laws, and network neutrality proposals. The course will be of interest to students who have specialized in IP and related areas, those who anticipate working in digital industries, or anyone who finds online technology fascinating. Assessment will include group projects and a take-home final exam.