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User rights for the internet age: Communications policy according to 'Netizens'

Hintz, Arne ORCID: and Milan, Stefania 2011. User rights for the internet age: Communications policy according to 'Netizens'. Mansell, Robin and Raboy, Marc, eds. The Handbook of Global Media and Communication Policy, Global Handbooks in Media and Communication Research, Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, pp. 230-241. (10.1002/9781444395433.ch14)

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This chapter contains sections titled: Introduction; The Policy Environment: Spotlight on the State; “Netizens” and Net Activism; Policy Agendas: User Rights for the Internet Age; Practices of Intervention: Bypassing the Law; Conclusion: Toward an Enabling Policy Environment; References

Item Type: Book Section
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Journalism, Media and Culture
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
Uncontrolled Keywords: user rights for internet age - communications policy, according to “Netizens”;“Governments of the Industrial World, … leave us alone!” - John Perry Barlow, proclaiming in his Declaration of the independence of cyberspace;cyber-libertarianism, expressed by Barlow - rejecting top-down interventions by states;communication monitoring - complemented by information control;state interventions, moving beyond content restrictions - controlling, restricting behavior of actual users;“Netizens” and net activism - “Netizens,” broad set of actors, software developers to Facebook activists;netizen policy perspective, spotlight on state from two directions - and security state;practices of intervention - bypassing the law;toward an enabling policy environment - activities of netizens, affected by policy development and enforcement;UN Rapporteur, on promotion and protection - right to freedom of opinion and expression
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
ISBN: 9781405198714
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Last Modified: 21 Oct 2022 10:05

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