Course: Internet and Computer Law

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Course title Internet and Computer Law
Course code KPP/IPP
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory, Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Maisner Martin, JUDr. Ph.D.
  • Janák Martin, JUDr.
Course content
This course will give students an exposure to various legal issues raised by the computers and internet and its increasing role in modern world. Topics will in particular include: internet governance, jurisdiction, copyright registration, electronic signature, domain and domain names, regulation of speech, privacy and anonymity, intellectual property, and various e-commerce issues. The course topic is mainly global oriented, but the emphasize will be on the European Union and Czech Republic. The course intends to examine the legal ramifications of computerization and the Internet, including topics such as e-commerce, intellectual property in software and hardware, privacy rights in relation to electronic information, content liability, censorship and freedom of expression on the Internet, computer crime etc. Themes relevant throughout the course will be discussed such as trans-jurisdictionallity, enforcement issues, regulatory forms (including self-regulation and soft law) and the competing lobbies for consumers, corporations, industry players, rights-holders and cyber-libertarians. Sources will be drawn from the legal systems of Czech republic, England, the USA. Basic knowledge of law is required.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Discussion, Instruction based on dialogue, Multimedia supported teaching, One-to-One tutorial, Seminar classes
  • Practical training (number of hours) - 26 hours per semester
  • Graduate study programme term essay (40-50) - 22 hours per semester
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 30 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
Basic knowledge of law is required.
professional skills
vyjádřit se v mluvených i psaných projevech jasně a srozumitelně; prezentovat vhodným způsobem sám sebe před známým i neznámým publikem; používat s porozuměním odborný jazyk; vytvářet hypotézy, navrhovat postupné kroky, zvažovat využití různých postupů při řešení problému
general eligibility
N/A
N/A
learning outcomes
professional knowledge
- to know substantial matters of protection of copyright to author´s piece of work published by means of Internet, protection of personal data and designation of applicable law on the internet (including the jurisdiction)
professional skills
- popsat problematiku ochrany autorských děl zpřístupněných prostřednictvím internetu
- charakterizovat ochranu osobních údajů
- analyzovat příslušné směrnice EU
- aplikovat poznatky na současný vývoj
- vyvodit všeobecné závěry
general eligibility
N/A
N/A
teaching methods
professional knowledge
Multimedia supported teaching
One-to-One tutorial
Instruction based on dialogue
Discussion
Seminar classes
professional skills
Multimedia supported teaching
One-to-One tutorial
Instruction based on dialogue
Discussion
Seminar classes
assessment methods
professional knowledge
Oral exam
professional skills
Oral exam
Recommended literature
  • Čermák, Jiří. Internet a autorské právo. 2., aktualiz. a rozš. vyd. Praha : Linde, 2003. ISBN 80-7201-423-4.
  • Přemysl Raban, Marie Moravcová, a kolektiv . .eu domain name .eu doména. C. H. Beck, Praha, 2006. ISBN 80-7179-525-9.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Law Public Administration (14) Law, legal and public administration proceeding - -
Faculty of Applied Sciences Medical Informatics (2016) Informatics courses 2 Winter
Faculty of Law Public Administration (15) Law, legal and public administration proceeding 3 Winter
Faculty of Law Public Administration (12) Law, legal and public administration proceeding - -
Faculty of Law Law (15) Law, legal and public administration proceeding 3 -
Faculty of Applied Sciences Medical Informatics (2017) Informatics courses 2 Winter
Faculty of Applied Sciences Information Systems (2015) Informatics courses 2 Summer
Faculty of Law Public Administration (11) Law, legal and public administration proceeding - -
Faculty of Law Law (14) Law, legal and public administration proceeding - -
Faculty of Applied Sciences Information Systems (2016) Informatics courses 2 Summer
Faculty of Law Public Administration (16) Law, legal and public administration proceeding 3 Winter
Faculty of Law Public Administration (13) Law, legal and public administration proceeding - -
Faculty of Law Law (13) Law, legal and public administration proceeding - -
Faculty of Applied Sciences Information Systems (2013) Informatics courses 2 Summer
Faculty of Applied Sciences Medical Informatics (2015) Informatics courses 2 Winter
Faculty of Applied Sciences Information Systems (2017) Informatics courses 2 Summer
Faculty of Law Public Administration (17) Law, legal and public administration proceeding 3 Winter
Faculty of Law Law (16) Law, legal and public administration proceeding 3 -
Faculty of Law Law (17) Law, legal and public administration proceeding 3 -
Faculty of Law Law (11) Law, legal and public administration proceeding - -