Computer Science 182s: Technical and Social Analysis of the Internet is taught at Duke University by Professor Owen Astrachan.

Official Description of CourseEdit

The development of technical and social standards governing the Internet and Information Technology in general. The role of software as it relates to law, patents, intellectual property, and IETF (Internet Engineering Task Force) standards. Written analysis of issues from a technical perspective with an emphasis on the role of software and on how standards relate to social and ethical issues. Prerequisite: Computer Science 100 or consent of the instructor


CPS 182s includes many of the T-Reqs designations including Writing, Seminar, and Research.


Spring 2010 Course Webpage: Compsci 182s Course Synopsis Registrar Page: Compsci 182s Synopsis