COMM 458 - Special Topics in Media Systems
Section: 002 Internet, Society, and the Law
Term: FA 2008
Subject: Communication Studies (COMM)
Department: LSA Communication Studies
Credits:
3
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Consent:
With permission of department.
Advisory Prerequisites:
COMM 351 or 371 strongly recommended.
Repeatability:
May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credit(s). May be elected more than once in the same term.
Primary Instructor:

This course will examine the development, regulation and impact of the Internet in American society. In particular, we will focus on the expanding legal implications of this still relatively new technology and how the judicial and political apparatuses are trying to keep pace with the Internet’s ever-expanding influence in our society. This course will cover the history of the Internet, court cases applying existing laws to the Internet, legislative attempts at additional regulation and theoretical concerns over the technological implications the Internet poses to deeply rooted legal concepts such as fair use.

COMM 458 - Special Topics in Media Systems
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
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11639
Closed
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2Comm St Major
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TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
Note: Section reserved for Communication Studies concentrators, meets with Comm 458.002
002 (LEC)
P
19301
Open
0
 
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TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
Note: Meets with Comm 458.001
003 (LEC)
P
20208
Closed
0
1Comm St Major
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TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM
Note: Section reserved for Communication Studies concentrators, meets with Comm 458.004
004 (LEC)
P
20209
Open
0
 
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TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM
Note: Meets with Comm 458.003
005 (LEC)
P
21647
Closed
0
1Comm St Major
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MW 5:30PM - 7:00PM
Note: Section reserved for Communication Studies concentrators, meets with Comm 458.006
006 (LEC)
P
22133
Open
0
 
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MW 5:30PM - 7:00PM
Note: Meets with Comm 458.005
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