JUST 3009 Information Systems Ethics and Law
Credit Points 10
Legacy Code CP308A
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Description This unit aims to provide students with an appreciation of the ethical and legal issues surrounding the use of information systems, particularly the internet. It examines the regulatory framework to facilitate an understanding of the legal boundaries within which e-commerce may operate. Matters including the abuse of computers, the privacy of computerised data and electronic communications are critically analysed to reveal a variety of issues which are legally significant.
Student Contribution Band HECS Band 4 10cp
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Level Undergraduate Level 3 subject
Restrictions Students enrolled in program 2502 - Bachelor of Laws (Non graduate entry) must obtain permission to enrol in this subject.
- Describe the manner in which the internet and e-commerce has developed and is legally regulated.
- Explain the main legal principles and concepts and associated terminology that impact on the internet and e-commerce.
- Describe the contemporary limits of, and challenges to, regulation of the internet.
- Discuss the legal and ethical responsibilities of information systems professionals
- Apply their understanding of legal concepts to analysing and solving practical problems.
Domain Names and Trade Marks.
Authentication and Electronic Signatures