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Internet Policy and Economics

Challenges and Perspectives

Editors: Lehr, William H., Pupillo, Lorenzo (Eds.)

  • Presents cutting-edge research, practice, and policy in electronic communications, commerce, and culture
  • Includes contributions from leading researchers and industry experts
  • Addresses such hot issues as privacy, universal access, cybercrime, intellectual property rights, on-line content, and peer-to-peer networks
  • Applies perspectives from economics, political science, law, business, and communications
  • Fully updated and revised paperback edition will appeal to practitioners, policymakers, and students
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For over a decade, William Lehr, Lorenzo Pupillo, and their colleagues in academia, industry, and policy have been on the electronic frontier, exploring the implications of the technologies that are revolutionizing communication and culture. In 2002, Cyber Policy and Economics in an Internet Age featured essays that focused on such emerging economic and policy-related issues of universal access, appropriate content, spectrum allocation, taxation, consumer protection, and regulation, with respect to the Internet. In this fully revised and updated edition, entitled Internet Policy and Economics: Challenges and Perspectives, the editors and contributors tackle the most current topics and issues, as the Internet continues to permeate all facets of society. New chapters cover dynamics in the developing world, the implications of e-commerce for fiscal policy, and the impact of peer-to-peer networks on music and the arts, as well as debates over intellectual property rights, privacy issues, and cybercrime. Applying insights from economics, political science, law, business, and communications, the book will serve as essential resource for researchers and students, policymakers and regulators, and industry analysts and practitioners.

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  • Internet Policy

    Lehr, William H. (et al.)

    Pages 3-12

  • Regulating Telecommunications in Europe

    Cave, Martin

    Pages 15-28

  • Infrastructure Commons in Economic Perspective

    Frischmann, Brett M.

    Pages 29-55

  • Dumbing Down the Net

    Jamison, Mark A. (et al.)

    Pages 57-69

  • Why Broadband Internet Should Not Be the Priority for Developing Countries

    Noam, Eli

    Pages 73-78

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  • Download immediately after purchase
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  • ISBN 978-1-4419-0037-1
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Internet Policy and Economics
Book Subtitle
Challenges and Perspectives
Editors
  • William H. Lehr
  • Lorenzo Pupillo
Copyright
2009
Publisher
Springer US
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag US
eBook ISBN
978-1-4419-0038-8
DOI
10.1007/b104899
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4419-0037-1
Edition Number
2
Number of Pages
VI, 228
Additional Information
Originally published as volume 43 in the series: Topics in Regulatory Econ.
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