Division of Applied Undergraduate Studies

Cultural and Legal Implications of Digital Technology

This course explores the relationships between law, business and technology by focusing on current events and long-standing media and technology issues. It covers legal/regulatory/policy, economic/political, business/industry and technology issues and trends. Students who successfully complete the course will acquire a strong understanding of how law, culture, business, and technology interact. Specific topics include: the interplay of content and technology, intellectual property (copyright, patents, trademarks), and governance over the internet and web domains.