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The Global War for Internet Governance
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The Global War for Internet Governance

Laura DeNardis

Abstract

The Internet has transformed the manner in which information is exchanged and business is conducted, arguably more than any other communication development in the past century. Despite its wide reach and powerful global influence, it is a medium uncontrolled by any one centralized system, organization, or governing body, a reality that has given rise to all manner of free-speech issues and cybersecurity concerns. The conflicts surrounding Internet governance are the new spaces where political and economic power is unfolding in the twenty-first century. This book reveals the inner power structu ... More

Keywords: Internet, free-speech issues, cybersecurity, Internet governance, global power, Internet freedom

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780300181357
Published to Yale Scholarship Online: May 2014 DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300181357.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Laura DeNardis, author