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Civilizing the Internet : global concerns and efforts toward regulation

Author: Joseph Migga Kizza
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book examines current concerns about the Internet and the tools available to address these concerns. Digital crimes such as computer break-in, software piracy, espionage, and child pornography are discussed, as are civil rights issues such as privacy and censorship. Security software and blocking or filtering systems are among the many tools examined."--Jacket.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kizza, Joseph Migga.
Civilizing the Internet.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©1998
(OCoLC)607050191
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Migga Kizza
ISBN: 0786405392 9780786405398
OCLC Number: 39307304
Description: xiii, 169 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The structure and development of the Internet --
Internet globalization and its effects on societies --
The Internet as a global medium : concerns --
The Internet as global media : regulation and control tools --
Regulating the Internet : national and regional efforts --
A look into the future.
Responsibility: Joseph Migga Kizza.

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"This book examines current concerns about the Internet and the tools available to address these concerns. Digital crimes such as computer break-in, software piracy, espionage, and child pornography are discussed, as are civil rights issues such as privacy and censorship. Security software and blocking or filtering systems are among the many tools examined."--Jacket.

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