International Computer Crime Law | Webster University

ITM: 9950: International Computer Crime Law
(The Hague, the Netherlands)

Online Course Dates: January 27–March 21, 2014
International Travel Dates: March 10–14, 2014
Credit Hours: 3

International computer crimes course encompasses the various laws, legal theories, and societal dilemmas involved in this field of study. Computer crime law alone touches on issues of property, privacy and constitutional rights. When these issues become broadened to a global scale, the magnitude of our current problems is revealed. The intent of the course is not to make students experts in international computer crimes or any area of the law. However, students should benefit from gaining an understanding of the wide variety of computer crimes and the international movement to combat them. Developing awareness of potential legal problems is the goal, not developing expertise in solving legal problems. Half of the material in the course will come directly from current events. This is a growing field with current cases involving Microsoft and the Department of Justice efforts to find and prosecute computer criminals. This course should be very relevant to international business, securities law and technology majors as well.

Given the depth of the topic, the most appropriate instructional strategy is to first cover national and international solutions. The core course on international relations gives more detailed coverage of the many ways we regulate and collaborate to bring justice across national lines. This course will show students a small and real life example of what the United Nations is doing to aid the world in this effort.

Tuition - Spring 2014 Online Tuition
Study Abroad Fee (non-refundable after deadline; due with application) - $150
Program Fee - $2,000 (see Course Information for details)
Deadline (for application and deposit) - December 13, 2013
Instructors - Mendi Drayton