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LAWS 3501 [0.5 credit] Law in the Information Society

Legal responses to challenges of the information society. Topics may include privacy, surveillance and monitoring, access to information, freedom of expression, control of objectionable content, Charter and human rights issues, and security.
Prerequisite(s): 1.0 credit in LAWS at the 2000 level.
Lectures three hours a week.

MPAD 3501 [0.5 credit] Internet and Big Data Law

The legal use of big data to create content and analyze information. Who owns data; privacy and security implications within a legal landscape fraught with legal concerns and policy challenges.
Prerequisite(s): JOUR 2501 or MPAD 2501 and third-year standing in the Bachelor of Media Production and Design or in the Bachelor of Journalism, or third-year standing and enrollment in the Minor in News Media and Information.
Lectures three hours a week.