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Who controls the Internet? [electronic resource] : illusions of a borderless world / Jack Goldsmith and Tim Wu.

By: Goldsmith, Jack L.
Contributor(s): Wu, Tim.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2006Description: 1 online resource (xii, 226 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780198034803 (electronic bk.); 0198034806 (electronic bk.); 9780195152661 (cloth); 0195152662 (cloth); 1280532475; 9781280532474.Subject(s): Internet -- Social aspects | Internet -- Government policy | Internet -- Law and legislation | COMPUTERS -- Information Technology | Electronic booksGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Who controls the Internet?.DDC classification: 303.48/33 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction: Yahoo! -- Visions of a post-territorial order -- The god of the Internet -- Why geography matters -- How governments rule the Net -- China -- The filesharing movement -- Virtues and vices of government control -- Consequences of borders -- Global laws -- Conclusion: Globalization meets governmental coercion.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 191-217) and index.

Introduction: Yahoo! -- Visions of a post-territorial order -- The god of the Internet -- Why geography matters -- How governments rule the Net -- China -- The filesharing movement -- Virtues and vices of government control -- Consequences of borders -- Global laws -- Conclusion: Globalization meets governmental coercion.

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Who controls the Internet? by Goldsmith, Jack L. ©2006
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