Research Handbook on Governance of the Internet

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Ian Brown
Edward Elgar Publishing, Jan 1, 2013 - Law - 512 pages
The Internet is now a key part of everyday life across the developed world, and growing rapidly across developing countries. This Handbook provides a comprehensive overview of the latest research on Internet governance, written by the leading scholars in
 

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Contents

1 A prehistory of internet governance
3
2 ICANN and the domain name system after the Affirmation of Commitments
27
global governance of shared resource spaces
52
lessons to be learned from Google Books
71
5 The legitimacy and accountability of the internets governing institutions
99
quality of service price discrimination and exclusive contracts
121
7 Policy and regulatory requirements for a future internet
143
8 Contract vs statute in internet governance
168
11 Revisiting policy laundering and modern international policy dynamics
260
assessing internet blocking systems
277
13 Privacy law code and social networking sites
309
14 An internet bill of rights?
353
15 Human rights competition law and access to essential technologies
373
PART III NETWORKED CONTROL
399
contract identity and the future of internet governance
401
a research guide
419

how technical activism contributes to internet governance
198
PART II HUMAN RIGHTSAND FUNDAMENTAL FREEDOMS
219
10 Data protection in a globalised network
221
18 Enhancing incentives for internet security
445
Index
485
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