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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students examine selected legal and regulatory issues from use of the internet as a medium to conduct business. Emphasis will be placed on consumer protection of the electronic customer and the liability of internet service providers and other on-line providers. Topics will include: electronic contracts and trade practices, electronic payments systems such as digital cash, data protection, privacy, security, intellectual property and domain names. In addition to providing an introduction to legal issues, students will evaluate regulatory strategies for the governance of cyberspace from both national and international perspectives

FacultyFaculty of Business, Economics and Law

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorGordon Walker

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

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Prerequisites LAW2TOT and LAW2CTB


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Current enrolment in Bachelor of Laws or Bachelor of Legal Studies or permission of the Director of Law Program. Bachelor of Legal Studies students are encouraged to take this subject in third year.

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