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Who controls the internet? : illusions of a borderless world

Author: Jack L Goldsmith; Tim Wu
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
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Aims to dismiss the fashionable talk of both a 'borderless' net and of a single governing 'code'. Examining policy puzzles from e-commerce to privacy, speech and pornography, intellectual property, and cybercrime, this book demonstrates that individual governments, rather than private or global bodies, will play that dominant role in regulation.
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Genre/Form: Electronic book
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Goldsmith, Jack L.
Who controls the Internet?.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
(DLC) 2005027404
(OCoLC)61687848
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jack L Goldsmith; Tim Wu
ISBN: 9780198034803 0198034806 9780195152661 0195152662 1280532475 9781280532474 1429404043 9781429404044
OCLC Number: 71804738
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 226 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction: Yahoo! --
Visions of a post-territorial order --
The god of the Internet --
Why geography matters --
How governments rule the Net --
China --
The filesharing movement --
Virtues and vices of government control --
Consequences of borders --
Global laws --
Conclusion: Globalization meets governmental coercion.
Responsibility: Jack Goldsmith and Tim Wu.
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Groundbreaking and easy to read. * Nick Fraser, Prospect * Sometimes it reads with the zip of an investigative thriller....Lane's story is intriguing * Steven Poole, Guardian *

 
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