Internet Censorship: A Reference Handbook: A Reference Handbook by Bernadette H. Schell

Internet Censorship: A Reference Handbook: A Reference Handbook

byBernadette H. Schell

Kobo ebook | June 19, 2014

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Covering topics ranging from web filters to laws aimed at preventing the flow of information, this book explores freedom—and censorship—of the Internet and considers the advantages and disadvantages of policies at each end of the spectrum.

• Introduces key concepts and traces the evolution of Internet censorship from its earliest days

• Shows how anti-censorship groups—including the American Civil Liberties Union, the OpenNet Initiative, Reporters Without Borders, Anonymous, WikiLeaks, and the Censorware Project—band together to fight for freedom of information

• Explores the role of American businesses in facilitating Internet censorship abroad

• Shares opinions on Internet freedom versus Internet censorship from experts in a range of fields, including criminology, political science, philosophy, and psychology

• Includes an overview of Internet usage and penetration rates by region and an examination of the Freedom on the Net 2012 findings

Title:Internet Censorship: A Reference Handbook: A Reference HandbookFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:June 19, 2014Publisher:ABC-ClioLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1610694821

ISBN - 13:9781610694827

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