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IT and TC Law

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
IT and TC Law
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Computer Science and Communication Systems, Master, ASPO 01.10.2017
Module code: KIM-ITR
The exam administration creates a SAP-Submodule-No for every exam type in every module. The SAP-Submodule-No is equal for the same module in different study programs.
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
2V (2 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: 2
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam 120 min.

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

FTM-ITR Automotive Engineering, Master, ASPO 01.04.2021 , semester 1, optional course
FTM-ITR Automotive Engineering, Master, ASPO 01.04.2023 , semester 1, optional course
KIM-ITR (P222-0056) Computer Science and Communication Systems, Master, ASPO 01.10.2017 , semester 2, mandatory course
PIM-ITR (P222-0056) Applied Informatics, Master, ASPO 01.10.2017 , semester 2, optional course, not informatics specific
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
30 class hours (= 22.5 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 90 hours (equivalent to 3 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 67.5 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
RA Cordula Hildebrandt
Lecturer: RA Cordula Hildebrandt

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Learning outcomes:
Students will be able to apply essential legal terms and legal norms in day-to-day IT/telecommunications work. In addition to general content such as copyright and trademark law, contract law, data and customer protection ordinances, this includes IT/TC-specific content such as telecommunications law, software law and Internet law.
Students will be capable of analyzing the interrelationships and applicability of the various regulations and laws in the field of information technology and using examples be able to apply them to typical situations.

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Module content:
 1. Domain law
 2. Copyright law
 3. Open source software
 4. Trademark law
 5. Impressum (Imprint (UK), Site notice (USA))
 6. Contract law: concluding a contract on the Internet
 7. GTC law
 8. Project agreement
 9. Written form, electronic signature, responsibility
10. Distance selling, right of withdrawal
11. Data protection
12. Advertising
13. Telecommunications law
14. Product liability
One method of teaching the legal topics will be to use the classic example of a website with an online shop.

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Recommended or required reading:
(Gesetzestexte, BGB)
see "Studentenwelt" (Skripte, Zivilrecht)
see "Lehre", "Materialien", Skriptum Internet-Recht

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Module offered in:
SS 2023, SS 2022, SS 2021, SS 2020, SS 2019, ...
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