Law for Computing Students
This is a free, online textbook offered by Bookboon.com. "Anyone hoping for an IT career needs to know something of how the IT industry is affected by the law. This free textbook gives computing students the basic essentials. In a fast-moving field, it shows not only what the law now is but which directions it is evolving in. After a brief survey of how English law works, chapter topics include IT contracts, copyright and patents, data protection and freedom of information, web law, and others. Frequent reference to real-life law cases creates a level of human interest which helps readers assimilate the underlying principles."