Law, Security and Privacy

Course Code: LAW 3001

Academic Year: 2018-2019

This course introduces students to the emerging legal and business issues faced by businesses in our information economy. This course reviews the concept of privacy, jurisdictional issues, unreasonable search and seizure under the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, privacy law, access to information, cyber libel and intermediary liability, the regulation of telecommunications, freedom of press, defamation, workplace privacy and invasion of privacy. Students are taught to identify legal issues and to develop strategies for mitigating and managing risk.