Montgomery College 2020-2021 Catalog 
    May 28, 2024  
Montgomery College 2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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LGST 200 - Cyber Law

Examine the developing and growing body of laws associated with cyberspace. Students will examine laws governing e-commerce including intellectual property rights laws and discuss issues related to the internet involving contracts, criminal law, torts, constitutional and privacy matters, among others.

  PREREQUISITE(S): LGST 101  or consent of department. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Discuss patents, trademarks, and copyrights and the protections associated with each.
  • Describe how intellectual property laws are used to protect creative rights on the internet.
  • Describe how criminal, contract, tort, and constitutional law are utilized to combat cybercrime.
  • Discuss privacy and free speech issues commonly occurring on the internet.

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