ONE-YEAR POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN CYBER LAWS

 

COURSE STRUCTURE :-

 
1. The Emerging Jurisprudence Of Cyber Space
I. Defining Cyber Space
  • Understanding Cyber Space
  • Interface of Technology and Law
  • Defining Cyber Laws
II. Jurisdiction in Cyber Space
  • Concept of Jurisdiction
  • Internet Jurisdiction
  • Indian Context of Jurisdiction
  • International position of Internet Jurisdiction
  • Cases in Cyber Jurisdiction
III. Understanding Electronic Contracts
  • The Indian Law of Contract
  • Construction of Electronic Contracts
  • Issues of Security
  • Issues of Privacy
  • Technical Issues in Cyber Contracts
IV. Types of Electronic Contracts
  • Employment Contracts
  • Consultant Agreements
  • Contractor Agreements
  • Sales, Re-Seller and Distributor Agreements
  • Non-Disclosure Agreements
  • Software Development & Licencing Agreements
  • Shrink Wrap Contract
  • Source Code Escrow Agreements
V. Cyber Contracts & Indian Legal Position
  • Legal Issues in Cyber Contracts
  • Cyber Contract and IT Act 2000
  • Indian Law on Shrink Wrap Contracts
  • Drafting of Cyber Contracts
2. IPR In Cyber Space
I. An overview of IP system
II. Copyright and Information Technology
  • Understanding the technology of Software
  • Copyright issue in cyber space
  • Software - Copyrights vs. Patents debate
  • Authorship and Assignment Issues
  • Commissioned Work and Work for Hire
  • Idea/Expression dichotomy
  • Copyright in Internet
  • Jurisdiction Issues and Copyright
  • Infringement and Remedies
  • Multimedia and Copyright issues
  • Software Piracy
II. Patents and Information Technology
  • Understanding Patents
  • International context of Patents
  • European Position on Computer related Patents
  • Legal position of U.S. on Computer related Patents
  • Indian Position on Computer related Patents
III. Trademarks in Cyber Space
  • Understanding Trademarks
  • Trademark Law in India
  • Infringement and Passing Off
  • Trademarks in Internet
  • Domain name registration
  • Domain Name Disputes & WIPO
V. Databases
  • Databases in Information Technology
  • Protection of Databases
  • Legal Position of Database protection in U.S.
  • European Legal position on Databases
  • Indian Law on Databases
3. E - Commerce & Taxation
I. E-Commerce - Salient Features
  • On-line contracts
  • Mail Box rule
  • Privity of Contracts
  • Jurisdiction issues in E-Commerce
  • Electronic Data Interchange
II. Security and Evidence in E-Commerce
  • Dual Key Encryption
  • Digital Signatures
  • Security issues in E-Commerce
  • Evidence related issues
  • UNCITRAL model law of E-Commerce
  • Indian Legal Position on E-Commerce
  • IT Act 2000/Indian Evidence Act/ Draft law on E-Commerce
III. E-Banking and Legal Issues
  • Electronic Money
  • Regulating e-transactions
  • Role of RBI and Legal issues
  • Transnational Transactions of E-Cash
  • Credit Card and Internet
  • Laws relating to Internet credit cards
  • Secure Electronic Transactions
IV. Taxation Issues in Cyber Space
  • Indian Tax System
  • Transactions in E-Commerce
  • Taxing Internet Commerce
  • Indirect Taxes
  • Tax evasion in Cyber space
V. International Taxation in E-Commerce
  • Understanding International Taxation
  • Fixed place vs. Website
  • Permanent Establishments
  • Double Taxation
  • Role of ISPs
  • OECD initiatives in International Taxation
4. Cyber Crimes
I. Introduction to Cyber Crimes
  • Defining Crime
  • Classification of Cyber Crimes
  • Cyber Security
  • Distinction between Cyber Crimes & conventional crime
II. Law relating to Cyber Crimes
  • Cyber Crime Jurisdiction
  • Hacking
  • Obscenity & Pornography
  • Cyber Stalking
  • Theft of Identity
  • Cyber Fraud
  • Mischief
  • Cyber Defamation
  • Impersonification
  • Cyber Terrorism
  • Breach of Confidentiality and Privacy
  • Offences of Companies
  • Punishment for damage to computer system
  • Liability of Intermediaries
  • Cyber Security and India
III. Procedural Law relating to Cyber Crimes
  • Cyber Investigation
  • Compoundable Offences
  • Powers of Police Officers
  • Bail
  • Cyber Crime & Law of Evidence
IV. Freedom of Speech & Human Rights Issues in Internet
  • Freedom of Expression in Internet
  • Issues of Censorship
  • Hate speech
  • Sedition
  • Libel
  • Subversion
  • Privacy Issues
  • International Positions on Free Speech in Internet
V. International Law relating to Cyber Crimes
  • United Nations
  • Global Working Groups
  • The International Criminal Court and Cyber Crimes
  • International Criminal Tribunal for Cyber space
  • Interpol
  • UN Charter and associated mechanism
  • Council of Europe Convention on Cyber Crime
  • The Indian Scenario
VI. Cases on Cyber Crimes

Course Coordinator

  
  Dr.K.V.K.Santhy
  Assistant Professor
  ph : +9140 – 23498213
 

Administrative Contact

 

Ms. K. Madhuri
Assistant Registrar
Ph : +9140 – 23498402
Email : madhuri@nalsar.ac.in

Ms. G. Usha Devi
Junior Assistant
Ph : +9140 – 23498404
Email : ushadevi@nalsar.ac.in

Mr. B. Vijay Kumar
Record Assistant
Ph : +9140 – 23498404
Email : nalsarpro@nalsar.ac.in

Postal Address

NALSAR Proximate Education

Directorate of Distance Education
NALSAR University of Law
Justice City, Shameerpet, Medchal District,
Hyderabad - 500101, Telangana, India.
Ph : +9140 – 23498404;Fax: +91 40 23498403

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