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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:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work explores the regulation of the Internet from an interdisciplinary perspective. In-depth coverage includes areas such as international political economy, law, politics, economics and sociology.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher T Marsden
ISBN: 0415242177 9780415242172 0415242185 9780415242189 9780203988893 0203988892
OCLC Number: 44133129
Description: 364 pages ; 25 cm.
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.
Local System Bib Number:
001791826

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