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Curricular information is subject to change
On completing this module students will be able to:
* Describe and critically assess the international and domestic legal framework within which internet regulation takes place, with special reference to European (E-Commerce Directive) and US (CDA and DMCA) legal norms;
* Describe and critically assess the application of the criminal law to cybercrime;
* Identify and discuss the particular issues presented by online defamation and harassment;
* Describe and discuss the use of technological responses as a means of enforcing legal norms online; and
* Identify and critically analyse wider trends in internet regulation which emerge from these areas.
Student Effort Type|
Autonomous Student Learning|
Not applicable to this module.
• Feedback individually to students, on an activity or draft prior to summative assessment
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
Students will receive individual feedback on assignments and group feedback on the take home exam.
Mr Brian Hutchinson|
Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|