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Regulating the global information society

Author: Christopher T Marsden
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2000.
Series: Warwick studies in globalisation.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An outstanding line-up of contributors explore the regulation of the internet from an interdisciplinary perspective. In-depth coverage of this controversial area such as international political economy, law, politics, economics, sociology and internet regulation. Regulating the Global Information Society covers the differences between both US and UK approaches to regulation and establishes where policy is being made  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Regulating the global information society.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2000
(DLC) 00042485
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher T Marsden
ISBN: 0203988892 9780203988893 0415242177 9780415242172 0415242185 9780415242189 1134548001 9781134548002 1280141816 9781280141812
OCLC Number: 81014684
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 367 pages)
Contents: Introduction : information and communications technologies, globalisation and regulation / Christopher T. Marsden --
Part I. Theoretical perspectives. The role of the public sphere in the information society / Nicholas Garnham --
In search of the self : charting the course of self-regulation on the internet in a global environment / Monroe E. Price and Stefaan G. Verhulst --
Will electronic commerce change the law? Towards a regulatory perspective based on competition, information and learning skills / Paul Nihoul --
Part II. The limits of telecommunications regulation. How far can deregulation of telecommunications go? / Martin Cave --
Realising social goals in connectivity and content : the challenge of convergence / Richard Collins --
Commentary : when to regulate in the GIS? A public policy perspective / Fod Barnes --
The rise and decline of the international telecommunications regime / William J. Drake --
After Seattle : trade negotiations and the new economy / Jonathan D. Aronson ; Comment / Dimitri Ypsilanti --
Part III. International self-regulation and standard setting. Locating internet governance : lessons from the standards process / Mark Gould --
Semi-private international rulemaking : lessons learned from the WIPO domain name process / A. Michael Froomkin --
Part IV. Standard setting and competition policy. Will the internet remake antitrust law? / Mark Lemley --
The problems of the third way : a Java case study / David McGowan --
Part V. The limits of government regulation. China's impact on the Global Information Society / Perry Keller --
Freedom versus access rights in a European context / Ad van Loon --
Pluralism, guidance and the new media / Thomas Gibbons --
Five challenges for regulating the Global Information Society / Pamela Samuelson.
Series Title: Warwick studies in globalisation.
Responsibility: edited by Christopher Marsden.
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