Governing in the Internet Age
Over the past thirty years, the internet has transformed virtually every area of human activity, social and economic. The bulk of these changes have been positive, allowing people to work, imagine and connect with each other in new ways. But along with the benefits have come new risks. The result is a rich set of policy challenges for governments.
In Governing in the Internet Age, Paul Fletcher outlines the key challenges the internet has posed for governments as they seek to preserve their sovereignty, protect their citizens from harm, and regulate neutrally between traditional and online business models. Yes, the internet has changed everything and that goes for governing, too.
About the author:
Paul Fletcher is the federal Member for Bradfield. He was Australia’s Minister for Communications from 2019 to 2022 and has worked on internet policy issues for twenty-five years.
Author: Paul Fletcher
Publisher: Monash University Publishing
Dimensions: 111 x 175 mm
Publication date: 1 October 2021
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