Terrorist Use of the Internet:
Real law virtual space: C6 R43 This second edition gives a brief overview of changes in the law after the attack on New York and then presents a series of chapters around such topics such as indecency, property interest, and personal interest and liability with commentary on cases and legislation.
Problems of access, regulation, policing policies, jurisdiction, freedom of expression, and property rights are discussed in depth.
An added bonus of buzzwords like cyber and e-mail make this background material fun and interesting to browse. Its UN mandate gives it convening power and the authority to serve as a neutral space for all actors on an equal footing.
The IGF facilitates a common understanding of how to maximize internet opportunities and address risks and challenges that arise. Global Commission on Internet Governance The Global Commission on Internet Governance is a two year working group conducting and supporting independent research on internet-related dimensions of global public policy.
Key issues to be addressed by the commission include governance legitimacy and regulation, innovation, online rights and systemic risk. Due to sunset inthe commission has created a number of detailed publications over its time and provides a wealth of information.
The organizations is run by a board of directors composed of 16 voting members and 5 liaison representatives. Department of Commerce DOC. Those areas include dispute resolution, international contract practices, transport, insolvency, electronic commerce, international payments, secured transactions, procurement and sales of goods.
Full texts of the model rules created by the Commission are available, as are legal guides on related subjects. The working group on Electronic Commerce has drafted documents concerning topics such as electronic payment methods and security, electronic signatures, data interchange, and transferable records.
World Intellectual Property Organization WIPO WIPO, which administers most of the major multi-lateral intellectual property conventions, provides access to the texts of treaties that it administers, as well as a large collection of national legislation and regional and other non-WIPO treaties.
Through the use of agreements, recommendations, data collection, and peer reviews, the OECD committees discuss policy regarding this information, the Council makes decisions, and then governments implement recommendations.
As economies become more tied to the internet and electronic commerce, the OECD has noted the internet as service of importance.
It has also recognized that the issue of future internet governance may address a wide array of economic and social challenges. Agreements On Viewing Cyberspace The internet is a shared network of computers, spread across the globe.
It is an international space that may not be subject to any sovereignty. Looking to previous instances of jurisdictional practices concerning similar, albeit physical, common spaces may guide developing regulations for this new cyber space.
Three international spaces in particular educate future policies concerning the internet: Antarctic Treaty The treaty, sets aside Antarctica for peaceful purposes to be used as a scientific preserve.Borders and boundaries, commonly defined as the lines dividing distinct political, social, or legal territories, are arguably the most ubiquitous features within the field of political geography.
Indeed, borders have become prominent topics of research for a range of scholars from across the social. The Revised International Telecommunication Regulations and Resolution 3. This issue, analyzed next, contributed to the WCITâ s failure to achieve consensus.
concerns about a â digital cold warâ and the political â balkanizationâ of the Internet and cyberspace are emerging.
Censorship exists to some extent in all modern countries, including the U.S.A., the U.K., Germany, France, Singapore, Australia and New Zealand. A wild, weird clime that lieth sublime Out of Space, Out of Time Edgar Allen Poe. Information is no longer a staff function but an operational one.
FOOTNOTES \*\ Chairman of Counsel Connect and Co-Director of the Cyberspace Law Institute. \**\ Visiting Associate Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center and Co-Director of the Cyberspace Law Institute. China’s central government has cracked down on press freedom as the country expands its international influence, but in the internet age, many of its citizens hunger for a free flow of information.