Info 205. Information Law and Policy

Course Description: 

Three hours of lecture per week. Law is one of a number of policies that mediates the tension between free flow and restrictions on the flow of information. This course introduces students to copyright and other forms of legal protection for databases, licensing of information, consumer protection, liability for insecure systems and defective information, privacy, and national and international information policy.

NOTE: Before Fall 2010, this course was offered for 2 units.

Units: 
3
Prerequisites: 
Consent of instructor required for non-majors.

Course History

Spring 2016

Spring 2015

TuTh 9:30- 11

Spring 2014

TuTh 9:30-11

Fall 2012

M 10-12 | Website

Fall 2011

MW 10:30-12 | Website

Spring 2011

MW 2-3:30 | Website

Spring 2010

M 2-4 | Website

Spring 2009

W 2-4

Spring 2008

M 2-4 | Website

Spring 2007

M 2-4 | Website

Spring 2006

Spring 2005

TuTh 10:30-12 | Website