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Information technology law (6 points)


Leader: Mr Paul Sugden

Hong Kong 1-FLEX 2003 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2003 (Evening)
Caulfield Second semester 2004 (Evening)

Synopsis: This subject will address the legal issues that arise from the ease and manner in which information can now be transmitted and accessed by the Internet. The legal framework for the use of the Internet in business and commerce will be explored. Particular legal aspects to be studied will include contract law, intellectual property (including copyright law), privacy issues, criminal aspects and security concerns.

Assessment: Assignment (3500-5000 words): 50% + Examination (3 hours, open book): 50%

Contact Hours: 3 hours per week

Prerequisites: BTX9890, or BTF9020 or equivalent

Prohibitions: BTW3641, BTC3640, BTC3644, BTF3641, LAW7213

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