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Intermediate Level

Approx. 18 hours to complete

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Intermediate Level

Approx. 18 hours to complete

Suggested: 5 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
3 minutes to complete

Introduction

2 videos (Total 3 min)
2 videos
Why privacy matters: Privacy issues in the USA1m
Week
2
1 hour to complete

Overview History USA

5 videos (Total 16 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
Bill of Rights2m
Warren & Brandeis3m
Kennedy3m
Origins3m
4 readings
US Constitution10m
The Birth of Privacy Law: A Century Since Warren and Brandeis and Early History of Privacy10m
The National Data Center and the Federal Information Network: A Paradox10m
Statistical Déjà Vu: The National Data Center10m
1 practice exercise
Practice quiz10m
Week
3
1 hour to complete

The Legal System

4 videos (Total 16 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
Constitution5m
Consumer protection laws4m
ISP laws3m
4 readings
Declaration of Independence10m
CERTIORARI TO THE CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT10m
The Invention of the Right to Privacy10m
The Right to Privacy10m
1 practice exercise
Practice quiz10m
Week
4
1 hour to complete

Constitutional / Bill of Rights

6 videos (Total 26 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
6 videos
Reasonable expectation of privacy2m
Consent and Third Party Principle4m
Automobile exception2m
Content & non-Content2m
Public and private4m
1 reading
Twitter Order10m
1 practice exercise
Practice quiz10m

Instructor

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Jan Smits

Full Professor, LL.M.
Innovation Engineering and Information Systems

About EIT Digital

EIT Digital is a pan-European organization whose mission is to foster digital technology innovation and entrepreneurial talent for economic growth and quality of life. By linking education, research and business, EIT Digital empowers digital top talents for the future. EIT Digital provides online and blended Innovation and Entrepreneurship education to raise quality, increase diversity and availability of the top-level content provided by 20 leading technical universities around Europe. The universities deliver a unique blend of the best of technical excellence and entrepreneurial skills and mindset to digital engineers and entrepreneurs at all stages of their careers. The academic partners support Coursera’s bold vision to enable anyone, anywhere, to transform their lives by accessing the world’s best learning experience. This means that EIT Digital gradually shares parts of its entrepreneurial and academic education programmes to demonstrate its excellence and make it accessible to a much wider audience. EIT Digital’s online education portfolio can be used as part of blended education settings, in both Master and Doctorate programmes, and for professionals as a way to update their knowledge. EIT Digital offers an online programme in 'Internet of Things through Embedded Systems'. Achieving all certificates of the online courses and the specialization provides an opportunity to enroll in the on campus program and get a double degree. Please visit https://www.eitdigital.eu/eit-digital-academy/ ...

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