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Credit Hours: 3
Description: Information comes to us in the form of patents, copyrights, trademarks, databases, photographs, and information stored in our GPS tracker, our Google search, our cell phones, and our health records. This course examines current U.S. practice regarding the right of an individual to control one’s personal information in transactional settings such as health care, financial services, e-commerce and social media. The course will explore the history of U.S. privacy, the current development of privacy regulation and identify the next steps necessary for expansion of U.S. policy in this area.
Prerequisite: Must have completed the 1st year.