Information Technologies law is the law that deals with the sharing of digital information. It covers the internet law that sets the legal framework for the use of the Internet. In this context; privacy and freedom of expression are also relevant to information law.
IT Law must be studied under two headings: Information Technology Law and Internet Law. Information Technology Law regulates the provision of both digitized information and computer programs. It includes provision of information security and regulations in electronic commerce. The Internet Law, on the other hand, examines the legal issues arising from the use of the Internet. Internet law must interact with many areas of law. It is related to other areas of law such as internet access and use, security, freedom of expression and trial.
In the joint report of the European Union and the United Nations Commission, Information Crimes are examined under 6 main chapters. These include:
- Unauthorized Access to Computer Systems and Services and Wiretapping,
- Computer Sabotage,
- Computer Fraud,
- Computer Forgery,
- Unauthorized use of a software protected by law,
- Unlawful publications,
- Publications containing pornography,
- Defamation and Profanity.
Media Law refers to the overall rules governing the publication activities through the communication tools and the operations of media corporations. In this respect, the media law includes rules and institutions related to both the field of mass communication and the sector engaged in this field in parallel with the content of the concept of the media.
The Media Law is an interdisciplinary field. Because the media law cover rules governing the public law including freedom of information, media companies' relationship with the administration and crimes committed through the media and private law related to the contractual obligations related to the media, liability for compensation arising from actions in the media.