Internet Co-Regulation : European Law, Regulatory Governance and Legitimacy in Cyberspace.Material type: TextPublication details: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2011. Description: 1 online resource (310 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781139100939; 1139100939; 1283341832; 9781283341837; 9781139101592; 1139101595; 9780511763410; 0511763417; 9781139099585; 1139099582Subject(s): Europäische Union | Internet -- Law and legislation -- Europe | Computer networks -- Law and legislation -- Europe | Internet -- Law and legislation | Computer networks -- Law and legislation | LAW -- General | LAW -- Military | Internet | Réglementation | Droit de l'internet | Réseaux informatiques | UE/CE Droit | Europe | Computer networks -- Law and legislation | Internet -- Law and legislation | Europe | Internet | Regulierung | Medienpolitik | Europäische Union | Internet | Regulierung | INTERNET | COMPUTER NETWORKS | LAWS AND REGULATIONS | TELECOMMUNICATION REGULATIONS | EUROPEGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Internet Co-Regulation : European Law, Regulatory Governance and Legitimacy in Cyberspace.DDC classification: 343.2409944 LOC classification: KJC164.C65 M367 2011Other classification: LAW000000 | LAW000000. Online resources: Click here to access online
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Cover; INTERNET CO-REGULATION; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; ABBREVIATIONS; TABLE OF LEGISLATION; 1 States, firms and legitimacy of regulation: insoluble issues?; The incoming tide of Internet co-regulation; Methodological approach: WGIG and scoping Internet governance; Mapping the Internet for regulatory innovation; Geographical analysis based on national and international boundaries; Geographical analysis based on the physical nodes in the networks; Temporal analysis based on the type of control based on its success or failure over time.
Disciplinary analysis based on the system logic of each 'part' or layer of the InternetConverging mapping of the Internet and selection of case studies; Holistic approaches mapping technical constraints on regulation; Technical mapping: horizontal approach to Internet standards; Vertical or horizontal approach: sectoral descriptions of Internet regulation; Conclusion: mapping from an interdisciplinary perspective; Methodology for 'really really responsive regulation'; Case studies in brief; Chapter 3: Self-organization; Chapter 4: Self-regulation and standards.
Chapter 5: Co-regulation and medium lawChapter 6: Censorship; Conclusion: soft law and the Internet; 2 Internet co-regulation and constitutionalism; Introduction; Examining the origins of Internet co-regulation; A typology of regulation; Towards a typology of self- and co-regulation; Judicial review and co-regulation; Sticks not carrots: why Americans don't 'do' co-regulation; Conclusion: co-regulation and constitutionalism; 3 Self-organization and social networks; Web2.0 and alternative content regulation; SNS and regulatory approaches; Social networks; Bebo; Virtual worlds; Second Life.
Digital copyrightConclusion: governance and self-organization as examples of social entrepreneurship; 4 An empire entire of itself? Standards, domain names and government; Introducing Internet standard setting; Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF); World Wide Web Consortium (W3C); Platform for Internet Content Selection (PICS); W3C Problems Semantic web standards; ICANN and addressing infrastructure; National registrar Nominet; Conclusion: 'pure' self-regulation and moving targets; 5 Content regulation and the Internet.
Independent Committee for the Supervision of Standards of Telephone Information Services (ICSTIS)Independent Mobile Classification Board (IMCB); Co-regulation in practice: Association for Video On Demand (ATVOD); Nederlands Instituut voor de Classificatie van Audiovisuele Media (NICAM); Pan European Game Information (PEGI); Conclusion: towards pan-sectoral, pan-European self-rating?; 6 Private ISP censorship; Introducing Internet filtering and website blocking; Internet Watch Foundation (IWF); International Association of Internet Hotlines (INHOPE); UK and European blocklists.
UK 'Cleanfeed' and CAIC.
A practical analysis of co-regulation, a technique increasingly widely adopted in European regulation.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-276) and index.