Legal and Ethical Issues in IT Society

Legal and Ethical Issues in IT Society | ISN-1403

This course is designed to explore the evolving connection between information technology (IT) and legal, ethical and regulatory considerations. Students will acquire a thorough understanding of the critical legal and ethical challenges that arise in the context of IT usage and its impact on society.

Students will explore emerging security topics, including privacy rights, intellectual property, cybersecurity, data protection, digital governance, and social implications of emerging technologies. By exploring real-world case studies, existing legal frameworks, and ethical scenarios, students will develop the analytical skills required to critically evaluate and navigate the legal and ethical landscape of IT society. The course will foster critical thinking and trigger discussions on controversial issues, encouraging students to examine the broader societal implications of technological advancements.

By the end of the course, students will have built a solid foundation in the legal and ethical principles that govern modern IT society. Students will be able to analyze, evaluate, and articulate legal and ethical arguments related to IT issues, and make rational decisions that incorporate the diverse perspectives and potential consequences in the context of the digital landscape.

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