Johns Hopkins University Press
Johns Hopkins University Press - save 20%
John Hopkins University Press is offering ACM members a 20% discount on the following book: "NetPolicy.com: Public Agenda for a Digital World"
Information about the book:
Leslie David Simon offers a panoramic view of the Internet's cyclonic effects on national and global institutions, ranging from government and finance to health care, education and industry. To cope with this digital revolution, the author provides a comprehensive prescription for crucial public policy needs. Beginning with the worldwide struggle between government control and private sector leadership of the Net, he looks at the basic properties of the Net: its disregard of national boundaries; its virtual nature; and its impacts on the global economy, democracy, money, power, ecology, and culture. The book asks how we can encourage the healthy growth of the Net and avoid its darker side effects. Examining the current approaches of numerous governments and international organizations, NetPolicy.Com covers such critical issues as privacy, free expression, access, international trade, security, taxation, telecommunications regulation, legal frameworks, and government research.
6 x 9, 464 pp.
1-930365-03-9 $22.95 paperback
1-930365-02-0 $60.00 hardcover
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Baltimore, MD 21218
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