National Governments and Control of the Internet

National Governments and Control of the Internet

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In recent years, Internet control has become one of the major indicators to assess the balance between freedom and security in democracies. This book explores and compares why, and to what extent, national governments decide to control the Internet and how this impacts on crucial socio-economic activities and fundamental civil rights. The author provides detailed studies on the US, Germany, Italy and further case studies on Brazil, Canada, India, the Netherlands, South Africa and Switzerland, to address topics such national security, freedom of expression and privacy.Reporters Sans Frontie`res (2003) a#39;a#39;The Internet under Surveillance: Obstacles to the Free Flow of Information Online, a#39;a#39; available ... Rosenberg, R. (1998) a#39;a#39;Privacy Protection on the Internet: The Marketplace Versus the State, a#39;a#39; Wiring the World: The ... Singh, S. (1999) The Code Book: The Science of Secrecy 198 Bibliography.

Title:National Governments and Control of the Internet
Author:Giampiero Giacomello
Publisher:Routledge - 2004-11-10


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