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The GATS Agreement on Basic Telecommunications: A Developing Country Perspective

Boutheina Guermazi

in Governing Global Electronic Networks: International Perspectives on Policy and Power

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262042512
eISBN:
9780262271936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262042512.003.0132
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

The Basic Telecommunications Agreement (BTA) marked a profound shift in the global governance regime for telecommunications. From a heavily regulated regime subject to cooperative arrangements under ... More


Louder Voices and the International Debate on Developing Country Participation in ICT Decision Making

David Souter

in Governing Global Electronic Networks: International Perspectives on Policy and Power

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262042512
eISBN:
9780262271936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262042512.003.0337
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

In 2000, the Group of Eight (G8) created a multistakeholder group called the Digital Opportunity Task Force to address international questions on information and communications technology (ICT) from ... More


The Ambiguities of Participation in the Global Governance of Electronic Networks: Implications for South Africa and Lessons for Developing Countries

Tracy Cohen and Alison Gillwald

in Governing Global Electronic Networks: International Perspectives on Policy and Power

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262042512
eISBN:
9780262271936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262042512.003.0353
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

This chapter explores the ambiguities of participation in the global governance of electronic networks within the highly politically charged context of post-apartheid South Africa. It looks at South ... More


Intellectual Property Rights, Capacity Building, and “Informational Development” in Developing Countries

Christopher May

in Governing Global Electronic Networks: International Perspectives on Policy and Power

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262042512
eISBN:
9780262271936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262042512.003.0311
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

This chapter explores the international politics of intellectual property protection within the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). It looks at ... More


Introduction: The Distributed Architecture of Network Global Governance

William J. Drake

in Governing Global Electronic Networks: International Perspectives on Policy and Power

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262042512
eISBN:
9780262271936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262042512.003.0009
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

This book explores the global governance, particularly by intergovernmental institutions, of global electronic networks and related information and communications technology (ICT). It looks at the ... More


Spectators or Players? Participation in ICANN by the “Rest of the World”

Milton Mueller and Jisuk Woo

in Governing Global Electronic Networks: International Perspectives on Policy and Power

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262042512
eISBN:
9780262271936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262042512.003.0385
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

Established in 1998, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is a private corporation that illustrates how the Internet and electronic commerce are giving rise to new forms of ... More


Balancing Equity and Efficiency Issues in Global Spectrum Management

Rob Frieden

in Governing Global Electronic Networks: International Perspectives on Policy and Power

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262042512
eISBN:
9780262271936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262042512.003.0075
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

This chapter focuses on the International Telecommunication Union’s (ITU) complex governance of international radio frequency spectrum and orbital slots for geostationary satellites. It shows that ... More


Conclusion: Governance of Global Electronic Networks: The Contrasting Views of Dominant and Nondominant Actors

Ernest J. Wilson

in Governing Global Electronic Networks: International Perspectives on Policy and Power

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262042512
eISBN:
9780262271936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262042512.003.0447
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

This chapter examines whether the United States has a consensus that differs from the preferences of non-dominant actors, whether the current global governance mechanisms for information and ... More


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