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Free Speech, Democracy and the Internet

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Free Speech, Democracy and the Internet (7082): This course will cover contemporary issues in regulation of the Internet. Topics will include disinformation, polarization, privacy, competition, transparency, advertising, security, and algorithmic ranking. Guest speakers from academia, NGOs, and industry will present on these topics in each class session, followed by a discussion. Students will be responsible for one-page papers each week on the readings and a research paper to be turned in at the fall paper deadline. This class is crosslisted in the university and undergraduates are eligible to take it. Elements used in grading: Attendance, Written Assignments, Final Paper. Cross-listed with Communication ( COMM 153B/253B) and International Policy ( INTLPOL 323).


Free Speech, Democracy and the Internet | LAW 7082 Section 01 Class #30026

  • 3 Units
  • Grading: Law Honors/Pass/Restrd Cr/Fail
  • Graduation Requirements:
    • R -Research Requirement for Law Degree
  • Learning Outcomes Addressed:
    • LO1 - Substantive and Procedural Law
    • LO2 - Legal Analysis and Reasoning
    • LO3 - Ability to Conduct Legal Research
    • LO4 - Ability to Communicate Effectively in Writing
  • Course Category:
    • Intellectual Property & Technology
    • Public Law

Notes: Cross-listed with Communication (COMM 153B/253B) and International Policy (INTLPOL 323). Meets outside the Law School, CEMEX Auditorium.

  • 2022-2023 Autumn ( )
  • Tue, Thu

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