Uusi opinto-opas (sisältäen myös opetusohjelmat) lukuvuodelle 2018-2019 sijaitsee osoitteessa https://opas.peppi.utu.fi . Tältä sivustolta löytyvät enää vanhat opinto-oppaat ja opetusohjelmat.

The new study guide (incl. teaching schedules) for academic year 2018-2019 can be found at https://studyguide.utu.fi. This site contains only previous years' guides.

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TLS_1009 Law and the Internet 3 op
Organised by
Turku Law School
Person in charge
Professor Katja Lindroos

Learning outcomes

The student will learn to recognize legal problems and common solutions to legislative concerns triggered by the internet infrastructure. The course offers basic understanding of jurisdiction and conflicts of laws through contemporary substantive law issues, such as internet security, virtual contracting, social media networks, privacy as well as data protection.


The course offers an overview of international agreements on solving global issues as well as international guidelines (soft law) that influence national or EU internet law. Contracting practices or policy of major global or national internet service providers are also analyzed and compared. High profile court cases are contrasted and compared.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 20 h 0 h
Independent work

The course consists of mandatory lectures 20 hours, assignments (50 %) and take home exam (50 %).

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Written exam
  • In English


Numeric 0-5.

Study materials

The lectures and course material (articles, reports and official documents) shared on Moodle, official legal websites and databases. Moodle-page opens at first day of lectures.

Savin, Andrej: EU Internet Law, Edward Elgar Publishing 2013, ISBN 978 1 78100 601 6

Further information

Information on enrolment: Please see the teaching schedule
Lecture recordings, course materials and assignments are available on Moodle http://moodle.uef.fi/course/view.php?id=3955. The course key will be sent to all selected students at the first day of lectures.

The course can be completed 100 % online. Note that the course is available on the Moodle platform of University of Eastern Finland (link above) to which Turku students gain entry with their UTU username/password through the HAKA login icon.

Belongs to following study modules

Oikeustieteellinen tiedekunta
Oikeustieteellinen tiedekunta
Optional courses (MDP in Law and Information Society)
Oikeustieteellinen tiedekunta
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Oikeustieteellinen tiedekunta
MDP in Law and Information Society
Turku Law School
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