Provides a comprehensive view of the ongoing struggle between private organizations and government to regulate Internet commerce and communications, arguing that costly government intervention in cyberspace can be minimized as long as the private sector prudently assumes its share of responsibility.If filters or similar technologies function properly, concerned parents or schools can control offensive content without the need for ... Ethical self-regulation facilitated by code is preferable to reliance on the visible hand of government or the invisible hand of the market. ... As argued in Chapter 5, regulations imposed on the AOL-Time Warner merger seem appropriate in order to preserve open access andanbsp;...
|Author||:||Richard A. Spinello|
|Publisher||:||Greenwood Publishing Group - 2002|