Internet Policies and Issues, Volume 4

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Nova Publishers, 2002 - Computers - 245 pages
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In the ever-changing realm of the Internet, lawmakers face a steady stream of new areas potentially requiring regulation and oversight. This book is part of a series exploring the dynamic universe of the 21st century. Collected here are papers discussing the wide range of topics impacting Internet expansion, E-commerce, computerised voting, and cyber-security threats. Such a selection makes this volume important to developing an overview of the key issues in the dynamic and wired world.
 

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Contents

Broadband Internet Access Background and Issues
1
Broadband Internet Access and the Digital Divide Federal Assistance Programs
19
Chinas Internet Industry
43
Internet and ECommerce Statistics What they Mean and Where to Find Them on the Web
55
Internet Firearm Sales
69
Cyberwarfare
75
Overview Information Warfare Issues
93
Information War Cyberwar Netwar
95
Information Warfare Impacts and Concerns
107
Getting Serious Online
127
A Nation Online How Americans are Expanding Their Use of the Internet
153
Index
241
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Page 5 - Commission shall determine whether advanced telecommunications capability is being deployed to all Americans in a reasonable and timely fashion. If the Commission's determination is negative, it shall take immediate action to accelerate deployment of such capability by removing barriers to infrastructure investment and by promoting competition in the telecommunications market. (c) DEFINITIONS- For purposes of this subsection: (1) ADVANCED TELECOMMUNICATIONS CAPABILITY- The term 'advanced telecommunications...
Page 5 - The report concluded that advanced telecommunications capability is being deployed in a reasonable and timely fashion overall, although certain groups of consumers were identified as being particularly vulnerable to not receiving service in a timely fashion.

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