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Who controls the internet? : Illusions of a Borderless World

Author: Jack Goldsmith; Tim Wu
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press inc, usa, 2008
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A critical look at the history and future of the Internet.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Goldsmith; Tim Wu
ISBN: 0195340647 9780195340648
OCLC Number: 476066334
Notes: A critical look at the history and future of the Internet.
Description: 224 p.
Contents: Preface1: Introduction: Yahoo!Part 1: The Internet Revolution2: Visions of a Post-Territorial Order3: The God of the InternetPart 2: Government Strikes Back4: Why Geography Matters5: How Governments Rule the Net6: China7: The Filesharing MovementPart 3: Vices, Virtues, the Future8: Virtues and Vices of Government Control9: Consequences of Borders10: Global Laws11: Conclusion: Globalization Meets Governmental CoercionAcknowledgmentsFrequently Used AbbreviationsNotesIndex

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