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Global networks and local values [electronic resource] : a comparative look at Germany and the United States / Committee to Study Global Networks and Local Values, Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council.

By: National Research Council (U.S.). Committee to Study Global Networks and Local Values.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Compass series (Washington, D.C.): Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 2001Description: 1 online resource (xv, 241 p.).ISBN: 0309511305 (electronic bk.); 9780309511308 (electronic bk.); 0309073103 (pbk.); 9780309073103 (pbk.).Subject(s): Information networks -- Social aspects -- Germany | Information networks -- Social aspects -- United States | Internet -- Political aspects | Privacy, Right of | COMPUTERS -- Information Technology | Computer networks -- Social aspects | Computer networks -- Social aspects -- Germany | Computer networks -- Social aspects -- United States | Computer networks -- Political aspects | Computer networks -- Political aspects -- Germany | Computer networks -- Political aspects -- United States | Computer networks -- Economic aspects | Computer networks -- Economic aspects -- Germany | Computer networks -- Economic aspects -- United States | GlobalizationGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Global networks and local values.DDC classification: 303.48/33 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction and context -- The evolution of global networks -- Understanding local values and how they are affected by global networks -- Democracy and political institutions -- Free speech and the Internet -- Privacy and freedom of information -- The impact of global e-commerce on local values -- Governance in cyberspace : multi-level and multi-actor constitutionalism -- Information networks and culture -- Principles and conclusions.
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Introduction and context -- The evolution of global networks -- Understanding local values and how they are affected by global networks -- Democracy and political institutions -- Free speech and the Internet -- Privacy and freedom of information -- The impact of global e-commerce on local values -- Governance in cyberspace : multi-level and multi-actor constitutionalism -- Information networks and culture -- Principles and conclusions.

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