Information and Communications Studies

ICS3005Intellectual Property and the Information Commons3 ch (3C)

This course will explore the emerging importance of copyright as a pertinent regulatory issue facing both the communication industries and western society. We will examine the development of copyright and its transformation as a result of technological , economic and cultural changes in the global cultural industries. 

Prerequisites: Successful completion of fourteen term-courses in any discipline, plus ICS 2001, or permission of the instructor.