Course Calendar

Listed below you will find a quick reference to the reading and other requirements for each class during the term.

September 8 (2:30) - Introduction to the Course

September 13 - CLASS CANCELLED

September 20 - What is the Internet and Competing Visions of Law on the Internet

September 27 - Regulation and Jurisdiction on the Internet and ISP Liability

October 4 - E-commerce - Model Laws and Online Contracting

October 5 - Guest Lecture by Professor Jean Braucher, University of Arizona College of Law on UCITA

October 11 - Digital Signatures, E-cash & Payment Systems

October 18 - Domain Names - Trademarks & Governance

October 25 - Copyright and Patent Issues

November 1 - New Media Challenges -- MP3s and iCraveTV

November 8 - Consumer Protection & Regulation of Legal/Health Services

November 15 - Class Cancelled

November 17 - E-commerce Privacy

November 22 - Securities Regulation & Internet Taxation

November 29 - CRTC Internet Regulation/Course Wrap Up

 

 

DATE

 

September 8

 

TOPIC

 

Introduction to the course

 

READINGS

 

None

 

STUFF TO DO

 

DATE

 

September 20

 

TOPIC

 

What is the Internet and Competing Visions of Law on the Internet

 

READINGS

 

Chapters 1 & 2

 

STUFF TO DO

 

  1. Make sure you are now online and a member of the course discussion list. Post a submission discussing your favourite commercial Web site(s). Why do you find it effective?

 

 

DATE

 

September 27

 

TOPIC

 

Regulation and Jurisdiction on the Internet and ISP Liability

 

READINGS

 

Chapters 3 & 4

 

DATE

 

October 4

 

TOPIC

 

E-commerce - Model Laws and Online Contracting

 

READINGS

 

Chapter 19

 

DATE

 

October 11

 

TOPIC

 

Digital Signatures, E-Cash & Payment Systems

 

READINGS

 

Chapters 20 & 21

 

DATE

 

October 18

 

TOPIC

 

Domain Names - Trademarks & Governance

 

READINGS

 

Chapter 15

 

DATE

 

October 25

 

TOPIC

 

Copyright and E-commerce Patents

 

READINGS

 

Chapters 16 & 18

 

DATE

 

November 1

 

TOPIC

 

New Media Challenges - MP3s and iCraveTV

 

READINGS

 

Chapter 17

 

DATE

 

November 8

 

TOPIC

 

Consumer Protection and Regulation of Legal/Health Services

 

READINGS

 

Chapters 22, 26, & 27

 

DATE

 

November 17

 

TOPIC

 

Electronic Commerce Privacy

 

READINGS

 

Chapter 12 in detail; skim Chapters 10, 11, & 14

 

DATE

 

November 22

 

TOPIC

 

Securities Regulation and Internet Taxation

 

READINGS

 

Chapters 23 & 24

 

DATE

 

November 29

 

TOPIC

 

CRTC Internet Regulation

 

READINGS

 

Chapter 25