Skip to content

Online Rights and the Law: Track 1

Featuring: Video Video

This page has been archived and no longer updated. Please be aware that the information provided on this page may be out of date, or otherwise inaccurate due to the passage of time. For more detail, see our Archive and Deletion Policy

How does the law stand in relation to web privacy? Do we have the same rights online as we do in life? The online revolution has moved rapidly but has the law managed to keep up with it and what has been the impact on our legal rights? These two films touch upon issues that have emerged as a result of a growing online community like the complications that ----- when attempting to reconcile how various countries use different laws to police an individual’s omnipresent profile on the net. It also explores who owns the information we publish when we create an online account.
This material forms part of the Open University course TU100 My digital life.

By: The iTunes U team (The Open University,)

  • Duration 10 mins
  • Updated Wednesday 28th March 2012
  • Introductory level
  • Posted under Computing & ICT
Share on Google Plus Share on LinkedIn View article Comments
Print

Track 1: Why do the media need your help?

Online media and freedom of information


© The Open University 2012


Tracks in this podcast:

Track   Title Description
1 Why do the media need your help?    Online media and freedom of information Play now Why do the media need your help?
2 Does the online Generation have anything to worry about?    Are we still legally considered citizens, when we’re online? Play now Does the online Generation have anything to worry about?