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LAW 0490: Doing Business on the Internet: The Law of E-Commerce
Spring 2022 • Section 51 • CRN 7135

Course Description

This course will focus on key issues confronting businesses as they migrate to an electronic environment. The course will examine the problems confronting the application of existing law to on-line commerce and then explore possible solutions to those problems. Authentication and integrity issues in cyberspace, electronic contracting, click wrap contracting, warranty liability in cyberspace, controlling the use of information in cyberspace, electronic payment models, marketing on the Internet, data security and privacy issues, data mining - using customer information/lists, social networking and e-commerce, protection of intellectual property rights, raising capital in high-tech businesses, taxation of electronic commerce and negotiability in electronic commerce are examples of topics that (time permitting) will be covered. The course will be "reality based": students will get hands-on experience with actual contracts and other materials in this field.


Day/Time Location
M 5:30-7:20 PM Klein 5A

Course Details

  • Richard Peirce
Credit Hours

2 Credits



Course Type
  • Exam
Course Modality


Fulfills J.D. Requirement




Registration Info

No Registration Restrictions.

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