Author:

Hofmann, J.

Published in:

Brown, I. (Ed.), Research Handbook on Governance of the Internet (pp. 71-96). Cheltenham, Northampton: EE Publishing.

Year:

2013

Type:

Book contributions and chapters

In its early days, governence of the internet focused on the logical infrastructure, particularly the domain name system and the numerical address space. With the growth of information services and digital content online, a range of regulatory policies are now seeking to shape the evolution of the internet. Terms such as the "networked information society" indicate the exapnding overlap between internet governance and information governance. The regulation of the network infrastructure and that of digital content are becoming increasingly intertwined.

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