MV735K Normative Systems in Cyberspace

Faculty of Law
Autumn 2021
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Taught in person.
doc. JUDr. Radim Polčák, Ph.D. (lecturer)
JUDr. MgA. Jakub Míšek, Ph.D. (assistant)
Mgr. Jakub Vostoupal (assistant)
Mgr. Veronika Žolnerčíková (assistant)
Guaranteed by
doc. JUDr. Radim Polčák, Ph.D.
Institute of Law and Technology - Faculty of Law
Contact Person: Tereza Buchalová
Supplier department: Institute of Law and Technology - Faculty of Law
Timetable of Seminar Groups
MV735K/01: Mon 27. 9. to Fri 17. 12. Thu 18:00–19:40 133, R. Polčák
! MV619K Normative Systems
There are no special prerequisites for this course - it is opened for all students of law, humanities and sciences. Substantial proportion of studying materials are in English. Thus, we expect at least passive English literacy.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 25 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 25/25, only registered: 2/25
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The aim of the course is to abstractly explain and practically demonstrate fundamental regulatory concepts of cyberlaw.
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course, student should be able to:
Na konci tohoto kurzu bude student schopen:
- porozumět základním otázkám normativity kyberprostoru
- porozumět regulatorní struktuře informační společnosti a chápat v jejím rámci postavení člověka
- analyzovat a řešit regulatorní roli poskytovatelů služeb informační společnosti
- analyzovat a řešit základní problémy platnosti práva a na internetu
- chápat podstatu fenoménu virtualizace
- prakticky řešit problémy virtualizace soukromí, vlastnictví a autoritativní aplikace práva
- prakticky řešit regulatorní důsledky zavádění umělé inteligence
  • The concept of information and cybernetics as a philosophy of life
  • Information sovereignty of a state
  • Definition authorities (ISPs)
  • Information rights and informational self-determination (privacy and the right to communicate)
  • Virtualised state (on-line dispute resolution and promulgation of law)
  • Virtualised property (digital assets, virtual money)
  • Concept of cybersewcurity and cyber-defence (protecting the environment for the exercise of information rights and the problem of highly destructive cyber-weapons)
  • Autonomous technologies (AI) - liability, creativity, use of force
    required literature
  • POLČÁK, Radim. Internet a proměny práva (Internet and metamorphoses of law). 1st ed. Praha: Auditorium, 2012. 388 pp. edite Téma. ISBN 978-80-87284-22-3. info
Teaching methods
lectures, seminars, e-learning application
Assessment methods
Credits will be awarded upon a colloquial essay. The essay has two parts - an analysis of a general concept and a solution of particular interpretive issue.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019, Autumn 2020.
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