Who Rules the Net?: Internet Governance and Jurisdiction

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Adam D. Thierer, Clyde Wayne Crews
Cato Institute, 2003 - Computers - 499 pages
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This book considers the threats to free speech and online commerce posed by international goverment attempting to impose such territorial statutes and standards within cyberspace.
  

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Contents

Tear Down This Firewall Christopher Cox
3
Reconciling a Global Internet and Local Law
13
3 Against Cyberanarchy
31
4 Against Against Cyberanarchy
71
5 The Shift Toward Targeting for Internet Jurisdiction
91
6 Federalism in Cyberspace Revisited
119
7 Multijurisdictional Regulation of the Internet
159
Does the Internets Global Reach Justify Less Freedom of Speech?
219
10 If It Aint Broke Why Is Everyone Trying to Fix It? Taxing ECommerce in a DestinationBased World
269
11 Privacy Protection and the Quest for Information Control
297
ICANN and the Privatization Experiment
333
13 Does Cyberspace Need Antitrust?
363
Notes
377
Contributors
469
Index
479
Copyright

Publish Locally Defend Globally
239

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About the author (2003)

Adam Thierer is a senior research fellow with the Technology Policy Program at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. His writings have appeared in the "Wall Street Journal, Economist, Washington Post, The Atlantic, " and "Forbes, " and he contributes to The Technology Liberation Front, a leading tech policy blog.

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