POL 299: Law, Computers, and the Internet: The Politics of Information Technology.
3 hours, 3 credits. The influence and impact of politics, policy, and law as government and society grapple with issues raised by advances in computing and by the increasing pervasiveness of the Internet. Among the issues that will be studied is whether advances in information technology will enhance or curtail democracy, as reflected in controversies about privacy and electronic surveillance.
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