POL S 487: Electronic Democracy
(Dual-listed with POL S 587). (3-0) Cr. 3. Alt. S., offered even-numbered years.
Prereq: Sophomore standing
Impact of computers and the Internet on politics and policy. Positive and negative effects of information technology (IT) on selected topics such as hacking, cybercrime, cyberterrorism, cyberwarfare, privacy, civic participation, the sense of community, virtual cities, interest group behavior, viral media, campaigns, elections, and voting.