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Emerging Electronic Highways

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ISBN13: 9789041101839
ISBN: 9041101837
Published: May 1998
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
Country of Publication: The Netherlands
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

Electronic highways are emerging; the information society is in the making. Who is building the infrastructure, and whose interests are to be taken into account in establishing the electronic superhighway? How will it affect democracy, political debate, and public administration? What applications can we expect, and what changes should be made in European law in reaction to such new technological developments as interactive multimedia or the globalization of the telecommunications infrastructure?

We can look forward to consumer-oriented electronic services, but can we retain our privacy in such open surroundings? How will the allure of electronic commerce alter present regulations in such diverse areas as cryptography policy, civil liability, and the levying of taxes? This work sets out administrative and legal implications for political scientists, lawyers, as well as other professionals working on electronic highways.

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1. Emerging Electronic Highways: Introduction; V.J.J.M. Bekkers, et al. Part I: New Challenges for Politics and Public Administration.
2. The Playground of the Electronic Superhighway Players, Interests, and Deadlocks; V.J.J.M. Bekkers.
3. Beyond Established Boundaries? Electronic Highways and Administrative Space; P.H.A. Frissen.
4. Technology and the Modernization of Local Democracy; P.F.G. Depla, et al.
5. Information and Communication Technologies and Democracy; C.A.T. Schalken, et al.
6. Electronic Public Information Systems Destinations on the Electronic Superhighway?; I. Horrocks, S. Zouridis.
7. Interactive Multimedia and (Dutch) Public Administration Lessons from the Private Sector; M. Thaens, et al. Part II: New Challenges for Law.
8. Min(d)ing the Telecommunications Infrastructure; W.J.M. Voermans.
9. Privacy in Cyberspace; J. Nouwt, H.A.C.M. Vorselaars.
10. Cybersecurity and Cryptocriminals; B.J. Koops.
11. Contracting in an On-line Marketplace. Opportunities and Pitfalls of E- contracts; J.E.J. Prins.
12. Electronic Highways: on the Road to Liability. A Case Study of the Internet; W.H. van Boom, J.H.M. van Erp.
13. Cybertax: the End of Tax Assessment? H.H.M. Maathuis.
14. Emerging Electronic Highways: Epilogue; V.J.J.M. Bekkers, et al. Additional Bibliography on Electronic Highways; Excerpta Informatica.