LIS5411 - Introduction to Information Policy


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+Syllabus

UNIT I - Influences and Forces

Week 2 - The Infrastructure and Economics of the Internet
Week 3 - Law and the Internet

UNIT II - Freely Available Information

Week 4 - Intro to Intellectual Property
Week 6 - Problems in IP

--- +Short Paper Assignment ----

Week 7 - Creators Issues and Responses

--- Long Paper Assignment ---


UNIT III - Regulation

Week 8 - Intro to Regulation

Week 9 - Internet Regulation

(wrong week number, but some "backdated" materials for last week: Math, Computers, and Work
Milkshake Slides

Week 10 - Anonymity

Week 11 - Privacy

Week 12

The "cloud"
http://keenpath.com/resources/introduction-to-cloud-computing/
http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2008/sep/29/cloud.computing.richard.stallman

The end of forgetting?
https://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/25/magazine/25privacy-t2.html?_r=1
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dave-pell/is-the-end-of-privacy-the_b_654741.html

Little Brother
http://www.wired.co.uk/news/archive/2009-04/08/little-brother-is-watching-you
http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2013/04/boston-data-manhunt/?cid=7304634

RESPONSES

Traditional Solutions
http://blog.securityinnovation.com/blog/2011/10/online-privacy-is-dead-if-you-let-it-die.html
http://www.insidecrm.com/features/50-ways-take-control-data061008/

Legal Challenges
http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2013/03/texas-proposes-one-of-nations-most-sweeping-mobile-privacy-laws/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+arstechnica%2Findex+%28Ars+Technica+-+All+content%29
http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2013/03/google-nsl-range/?cid=co6199824
http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2011/mar/16/eu-social-network-sites-privacy

Extralegal Challenges
http://camover.noblogs.org/spielidee/idea-of-the-game/

NSA Fallout
Swedes say no to Google Apps for government use — Tech News and Analysis
http://gigaom.com/2013/07/10/without-the-option-of-privacy-we-are-lost/

Taking ownership of your data
http://www.h-online.com/open/features/Interview-Eben-Moglen-Freedom-vs-the-Cloud-Log-955421.html
https://www.freedomboxfoundation.org/learn/
http://techcrunch.com/2013/02/24/meet-owncloud-5-the-open-source-dropbox/



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