Week 1 LW656 2008
Also read Ian Lloyd, IT Law (3rd Edn 2000 4th Edn 2005) Chapter 3 for background, Chapter 4 for next week’s lecture. You will find many copies in the library and either edition is adequate for background.
You should also read a concise explanation of the rise of privacy laws, Colin Bennett (2002) Information Policy and Information Privacy: International Arenas of Governance
Background reading that may be useful is:
Bennett and Raab (2006) MIT Press, The Governance of Privacy, for the policy background.
There is also a useful collection of readings available:
Week 2 seminar focus is the development of privacy law up to the Data Protection Directive 1995.