Wednesday, 1 July 2009
The Future of the Internet: Private Sheriffs in Cyberspace
Private Sheriffs in Cyberspace
"Professor Jonathan Zittrain, author of 'The Future of the Internet And How to Stop It', discusses the ways in which online life will be regulated largely by people and institutions bearing no badges or government affiliation.
Do private sheriffs help avoid cumbersome and ill-considered government intervention, or do they represent a new form of vigilante justice with none of the protections associated with the rule of law? .."
19th May, 2009