Communications Policy and Information Technology: Promises, Problems, Prospects

Communications Policy and Information Technology: Promises, Problems, Prospects

by Lorrie Faith Cranor
     
 

ISBN-10: 0262033003

ISBN-13: 9780262033008

Pub. Date: 10/04/2002

Publisher: MIT Press

Discussion of the policy aspects of new communications technologies and their associated institutions.  See more details below

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Discussion of the policy aspects of new communications technologies and their associated institutions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780262033008
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
10/04/2002
Series:
Telecommunications Policy Research Conference
Pages:
438
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
1ICANN, "Internet Stability," and the New Top Level Domains3
2ENUM: The Collision of Telephony and DNS Policy25
3On Target? The Shifting Standards for Determining Internet Jurisdiction65
4Security Considerations for Remote Electronic Voting over the Internet105
5Signing Initiative Petitions Online: Possibilities, Problems, and Prospects119
6Efficient Choice, Inefficient Democracy? The Implications of Cable and Internet Access for Political Knowledge and Voter Turnout143
7Assessing the Effectiveness of Section 271 Five Years after the Telecommunications Act of 1996183
8A Competitive Analysis of International Long Distance Calling217
9Ownership Concentration and Product Variety in Daily Newspaper Markets235
10Best Effort versus Spectrum Markets: 802.11 versus 3G?255
11Property Rights, Flexible Spectrum Use, and Satellite v. Terrestrial Uses and Users277
12Stronger than Barbed Wire: How Geo-Policy Barriers Construct Rural Internet Access299
13Telecommunications and Rural Economies: Findings from the Appalachian Region317
14Universal Service in Times of Reform: Affordability and Accessibility of Telecommunication Services in Latin America347
15Bringing the Internet to Schools: The U.S. and E.U. Policies383
Index401

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