Governance, Regulation and Powers on the Internet

Governance, Regulation and Powers on the Internet

by Eric Brousseau

An interdisciplinary survey of the issues surrounding the governance of the Internet.

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An interdisciplinary survey of the issues surrounding the governance of the Internet.

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Cambridge University Press
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6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

List of contributors; Introduction; 1. Governance, networks and information technologies: societal, political, and organizational innovations Eric Brousseau, Meryem Marzouki and Cécile Méadel; Part I. The Evolution of Regulatory Frameworks in Perspective: 2. The interconnection regime: property and commons: learning from the telecommunication industry privatization process Milton L. Mueller; 3. Regulating networks in the 'new economy': organizing competition to share information and knowledge Éric Brousseau and Jean-Michel Glachant; 4. Balancing informational power by informational power – or – re-reading Montesquieu in the Internet age Herbert Burkett; 5. People on the Internet as agents of change James N. Rosenau and Miles D. Townes; Part II. Reformulating the Fundamentals for Collective Regulations: 6. Co-regulation and the rule of law Benoît Frydman, Ludovic Hennebel and Gregory Lewkowicz; 7. Democratic governance and reflexive modernisation of the Internet Tom Dedeurwaerdere; 8. Internet governance and the question of legitimacy Pierre Mounier; 9. Global governance: evolutions and innovations in international relations Yves Schemeil; Part III. Self Regulations, Communities and Private Orders: 10. On-line communities and governance mechanisms Nicolas Auray; 11. Policing exchanges as self-description in Internet groups Madeleine Akrich and Cécile Méadel; 12. The formation of conventions for Internet activities Christine Hine; 13. Coordination of the international civil society and uses of Internet Christophe Aguiton and Dominique Cardon; Part IV. The Changing Nature of the Law: Coding, Contracting and Ruling: 14. DRM at the intersection of copyright law and technology: a case study for regulation Séverine Dusollier; 15. What contracts can't do: the limits of private ordering in facilitating a creative commons Niva Elkin-Koren; 16. The effects of electronic commerce technologies on business contracting behaviors Bruno Deffains and Jane K. Winn; 17. Internet governance: old issues, new framings, uncertain implications Eric Brousseau and Meryem Marzouki; Index.

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