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Who Controls the Internet?: Illusions of a Borderless World

Jack Goldsmith and Tim Wu

Abstract

Is the Internet erasing national borders? Will the future of the Net be set by Internet engineers, rogue programmers, the United Nations, or powerful countries? Who's really in control of what's happening on the Net? In this provocative new book, Jack Goldsmith and Tim Wu tell the fascinating story of the Internet's challenge to governmental rule in the 1990s, and the ensuing battles with governments around the world. It's a book about the fate of one idea--that the Internet might liberate us forever from government, borders, and even our physical selves. We learn of Google's struggles with th ... More

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2006 Print ISBN-13: 9780195152661
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780195152661.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jack Goldsmith, author

Tim Wu, author