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Information Revolution and Global Politics

The Globalization of Internet Governance

What are the global implications of the looming shortage of Internet addresses and the slow deployment of the new IPv6 protocol designed to solve this problem?

Good Governance and Better Regulation in the Information Age

The case for a smarter “prosumer law” approach to Internet regulation that would better protect online innovation, public safety, and fundamental democratic rights.

The Global Politics of Internet Governance

How institutions for Internet governance are emerging from the tension between the territorially bound nation-state and a transnational network society.

Security, Identity, and Resistance in Asian Cyberspace

Experts examine censorship, surveillance, and resistance across Asia, from China and India to Malaysia and the Philippines.

The Shaping of Power, Rights, and Rule in Cyberspace

Reports on a new generation of Internet controls that establish a new normative terrain in which surveillance and censorship are routine.

A Global Perspective

How wireless technology is redefining the relationship of communication, technology, and society around the world—in everyday work and life, in youth culture, in politics, and in the developing world.

Communication Technology and the Information Have-Less in Urban China

An examination of how the availability of low-end information and communication technology has provided a basis for the emergence of a working-class network society in China.

International Perspectives on Policy and Power

Experts analyze the global governance of electronic networks, emphasizing international power dynamics and the concerns of nondominant actors.

The Practice and Policy of Global Internet Filtering

A study of Internet blocking and filtering around the world: analyses by leading researchers and survey results that document filtering practices in dozens of countries.