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Editor: Christine A. Corcos
Louisiana State Univ.

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Revamping Regulation of the Internet

Pierre Trudel, Centre de Recherche en Droit Public, has published Regulation of Broadcasting on the Internet: A Risk Management Process. Here is the abstract.

As audiovisual content traditionally offered on radio and television shifts to the Internet, major reworking of the paradigms for audiovisual regulation is required. Effective norms for Internet activities are deployed in a networked manner. The requirements of the different normativities co-existing in the network space are relayed in accordance with the risks they entail for network stakeholders. Consequently, government strategies designed to ensure effective implementation of public audiovisual policy objectives have to be consistent with the way the network works and calibrated so as to generate the level of risk needed to ensure stakeholders will choose to comply.

Download the paper from SSRN at the link.

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