20171INF2181HSLEC0101 Information Policy, Regulation and Law

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Unique ID: 
20171INF2181HSLEC0101
Course code: 
INF2181H
Name: 
Information Policy, Regulation and Law
Start date: 
Mon, 2017/01/09
End date: 
Fri, 2017/04/07
Year: 
2017
Term: 
Winter
Section: 
LEC0101
Type: 
S

Introduction to policymaking and the players and stakes involved in information creation, access and use. Emphasis on the political, economic, legal and social issues affecting information and its institutions, including relevant social theory and analytical methods. The focal policy issues considered in depth will vary from year to year: e.g. government information, intellectual property, intellectual freedom, (universal) access, cultural content, community networking, and privacy.

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