Issues in Cyberspace: Communication, Technology, Law, and Society on the Internet Frontier

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Allyn and Bacon, 2002 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 384 pages
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"This book explores the problems facing society in the rapidly changing online environment, including the technical, social, and legal factors shaping the Internet today." Issues in Cyberspace provides an overview of the evolution of the Internet, the media interests that are driving its development, and the boundaries that are being established for online behavior in a variety of contexts. Issues discussed throughout the book include the influence of concentrated ownership, the First Amendment, commercialism, spam, privacy, encryption, hacking, copyright, libel, hate speech, indecency, obscenity, education, and global implications." Designed for those interested in Internet Studies as well as Communication Law and Policy studies.

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Communication Society Regulation and
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The Power of Internet Surveillance
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Government by Litigation
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Copyright

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