Who Rules the Net? Internet Governance and Jurisdiction

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“A Declaration of the Independence of Cyberspace,” Available at http://www. eff.org/pub/Publications/John Perry Barlow/barlow 0296.declaration.
See generally Matthew Newman, “So Many Countries, So Many Laws,” Wall Street Journal, April 28, 2003, p. R8; “The Internet's New Borders,” The Economist, August 9, 2001, www.economist.com/opinion/displaystory.cfm?story-ID=730089.
Michael Totty, “Taming the Frontier,” Wall Street Journal, Jan. 27, 2003, p. R10.
Zoe Baird, “Governing the Internet: Engaging Government, Business, and Nonprofits,” Foreign Affairs, November/December 2002. Excerpt available at http://www. foreignaffairs.org/20021101facomment9989/zoe-baird/governing-the-internet-engaginggovernment-business-and-nonprofits.html.
For an overview of such new proposed and existing programs and regulations, see Clyde Wayne Crews Jr. and Adam Thierer, “The Digital Dirty Dozen: The Most Destructive High-Tech Legislative Measures of the 107th Congress,” Cato Institute Policy Analysis no. 423, February 4, 2002, http://www.cato.org/pubs/pas/ pa-423es.html; and, Thierer, Crews, and Thomas Pearson, “Birth of the Digital New Deal: An Inventory of High-Tech Pork-Barrel Spending,” Cato Institute Policy Analysis no. 457, October 28, 2002, http://www.cato.org/pubs/pas/pa-457es.html.
Robert D. Atkinson, “The Failure of Cyber-Libertarianism: The Case for a National E-Commerce Strategy,” PPI Policy Report, June 2001, http://www.ppionline. org/documents/E-com Strategy.pdf.
David Bollier and Tim Watts, Saving the Information Commons: A New Public Interest Agenda in Digital Media (Washington: New America Foundation and Public Knowledge, 2002).
Joseph E. Stiglitz, Peter R. Orszag, and Jonathan M. Orszag, The Role of Government in a Digital Age (Washington: Computer & Communications Industry Association, October 2000), http://www.ccianet.org/digital age/report.pdf.
Declan McCullagh and Nicholas Morehead, “Nader Wants Internet Control,” Wired News, January 10, 2001, http://www.wired.com/news/politics/0,1283,41106,00. html.
Doug Brown, “Central Question: Whose Internet Is It?” Interactive Week 7, no. 15, April 17, 2000, p. 98.
Jennifer Balderama, “Free Speech—Virtually,” Washington Post, December 19, 2002, p. E8. http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A9204-2002Dec18.html.
Patricia Jacobus, “Building Fences, One By One,” CNET News.com, April 19, 2001. http://news.comcom/2009-1023-255774-2.html?legacy=cnet.
See, for example, Cass Sunstein, Republic.com, (Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 2001).


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