Cyber Policy and Economics in an Internet Age by William H. Lehr, Lorenzo M. Pupillo

By William H. Lehr, Lorenzo M. Pupillo

Cyber coverage and Economics in an online Age is a suite of essays from a few of the world's best-known specialists on net public coverage. It presents an available advent to serious matters that policymakers, businesspeople, and the general public might want to confront in coming years: common entry, acceptable content material (pornography, loose speech, cultural values), web broadcasting, highbrow estate, net taxation, buyer security, privateness, reasonable E-business festival, legislation of the net infrastructure, and extra. This e-book is meant for the practitioner, analysts, and researchers. it's going to even be appropriate to be used in graduate and undergraduate classes, in addition to via researchers.

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Many new and exciting location-dependent services will develop as consumers begin to use devices with Global Positioning System (GPS) technology that provides accurate and continuous location information. For instance, drivers will be able to get customized, up-to-the-minute traffic reports. Tourists will be able to download and listen to a walking or driving tour as they explore a city. Always on-Consumers will demand higher reliability as more and more mission-critical applications use the Internet.

TV broadcasters may be bypassed by global Hollywood video servers. Etcetera. Most institutions will lose the protection of distance and will be exposed to world markets. It is characteristic of losers, especially if they are domestically still large and powerful, to seek protection through the political sphere. Therefore, a global political backlash against E-commerce is inevitable if its magnitude becomes substantial. This backlash is likely to result in restrictions by countries on the wrong side of the gap for E-commerce.

What we don't know is all the ways in which the "Next Generation Internet" will be used. Nor do we know how fast it will be deployed or how government policies will affect the rate of deployment. What we do know is that government policies can and will have a major impact in how the Next Generation Internet is used and how fast it rolls out in different countries. What Is the Next Generation Internet? "The Next Generation Internet" (or NGI) is a generic phrase used to describe the Internet of the future.

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