LIS5411 - Introduction to Information Policy

Note — newcomers for Fall 2018 — this is an old version of the site. Feel free to browse, but much is likely to change.

Welcome to the site! Publicly available material will be made available here, and the rest of the course will be administered in Canvas, and online with Collaborate Ultra Collaborate Classic*.

*Please check the Canvas Site for details on this change.


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

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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"

The end of forgetting?

Little Brother


Traditional Solutions

Legal Challenges

Extralegal Challenges

NSA Fallout
Swedes say no to Google Apps for government use — Tech News and Analysis

Taking ownership of your data


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