Regulating the Global Information Society

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Christopher T. Marsden
Psychology Press, 2000 - Political Science - 364 pages
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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 that will influence the future direction of the global information society, from commercial, democratic and middle-ground perspectives.
  

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Contents

information and communications
1
The role of the public sphere in the information society
43
charting the course of selfregulation
57
Will electronic commerce change the law? Towards
79
PART II
91
when to regulate in the GIS? A public
116
trade negotiations and the New Economy
178
PART III
191
Will the Internet remake antitrust law?
235
Chinas impact on the Global Information Society
265
Freedom versus access rights in a European context
285
Pluralismi guidance and the new media
304
Bihliography
331
Index
358
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