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Australia’S Media Climate:Time To Renegotiate Control, Jane Johnston, Mark Pearson 2010 Bond University

Australia’S Media Climate:Time To Renegotiate Control, Jane Johnston, Mark Pearson

Jane Johnston

In 2007, Australia was rated by two international media bodies as well down the chain in media freedom. Within its own borders, internal media groups—in particular the Australian Press Council and the Media Entertainment and Arts Alliance, as well as a consortium of major employer groups—have recently released reports investigating the position of media freedoms. This article examines a select few of these shrinking freedoms which range from the passive restrictions on access to documents to the overt threat of imprisonment for publishing sensitive material. In particular, it considers laws relating to freedom of information, camera access to ...


Communications Law, Richard D. Harmon 2010 Golden Gate University School of Law

Communications Law, Richard D. Harmon

Golden Gate University Law Review

No abstract provided.


Communications Law, Marla Katz Westover 2010 Golden Gate University School of Law

Communications Law, Marla Katz Westover

Golden Gate University Law Review

No abstract provided.


Selected International Rules Of Foreign Direct Investment In The Telecommunications Sector And Its Influences On Taiwan's Telecommunications Legislation, Chun Hung Lin 2010 Golden Gate University School of Law

Selected International Rules Of Foreign Direct Investment In The Telecommunications Sector And Its Influences On Taiwan's Telecommunications Legislation, Chun Hung Lin

Annual Survey of International & Comparative Law

In past decades, the most significant contributor to the booming global economy was the development of cross-border transactions. Specifically, foreign investment has expanded rapidly, becoming an increasingly important factor in host economies and in the international community. Also, foreign direct investment (FDI) has increased rapidly for a substantial period and covering a wide spectrum of industries. Moreover, foreign investment capital generally will spur economic growth and create better living standards in particular countries. Despite the benefits of FDI, many developing countries fear that by opening up their markets to competition and foreign investment without any restrictions, they will lose control ...


If You Can't Say It, Why Can You Show It? An Open Letter To The Fcc, Wendy P. Rouder 2010 Golden Gate University School of Law

If You Can't Say It, Why Can You Show It? An Open Letter To The Fcc, Wendy P. Rouder

Golden Gate University Law Review

No abstract provided.


Is The Internet A Maturing Market? If So, What Does That Imply?, Christopher S. Yoo 2010 University of Pennsylvania Law School

Is The Internet A Maturing Market? If So, What Does That Imply?, Christopher S. Yoo

Faculty Scholarship

Network providers are experimenting with a variety of new business arrangements. Some are offering specialized services the guarantee higher levels of quality of service those willing to pay for it. Others are entering into strategic partnerships that allocate more bandwidth to certain sources. Interestingly, a management literature exists suggesting that both developments may simply reflect the ways that the nature of competition and innovation can be expected as markets mature. The real question is not if the nature of competition and innovation will change, but rather when and how. This theory also suggests that policymakers should be careful not to ...


Quinto Congreso Nacional De Organismos Públicos Autónomos, Bruno Costantini García 2010 ITESM Campus Puebla

Quinto Congreso Nacional De Organismos Públicos Autónomos, Bruno Costantini García

Bruno L. Costantini García

Quinto Congreso Nacional de Organismos Públicos Autónomos

"Autonomía e Información Pública"


The Coming Fifth Amendment Challenge To Net Neutrality Regulation, Daniel Lyons 2010 Boston College Law School

The Coming Fifth Amendment Challenge To Net Neutrality Regulation, Daniel Lyons

Boston College Law School Faculty Papers

No abstract provided.


The Coming Fifth Amendment Challenge To Net Neutrality Regulation, Daniel Lyons 2010 Boston College Law School

The Coming Fifth Amendment Challenge To Net Neutrality Regulation, Daniel Lyons

Daniel Lyons

No abstract provided.


Why Imposing New Tolls On Third-Party Content And Applications Threatens Innovation And Will Not Improve Broadband Providers’ Investment, Nicholas Economides 2010 New York University

Why Imposing New Tolls On Third-Party Content And Applications Threatens Innovation And Will Not Improve Broadband Providers’ Investment, Nicholas Economides

New York University Law and Economics Working Papers

While some broadband providers have called Internet content and application providers free riders on their infrastructure, this is incorrect and misguided. End-users pay for their residential broadband providers for access to the Internet, and content providers pay their own ISPs for connectivity as well. However, content providers need not pay residential broadband providers’ ISPs in order to reach their customers. This feature of the Internet has been one key factor that has allowed innovation to prosper and kept barriers to entry low, as the network transport market for content and application providers functions relatively efficiently.

In this paper, I consider ...


Broadband Openness Rules Are Fully Justified By Economic Research, Nicholas Economides 2010 New York University

Broadband Openness Rules Are Fully Justified By Economic Research, Nicholas Economides

New York University Law and Economics Working Papers

This paper responds to arguments made in filings in the FCC’s broadband openness proceeding (GN Dkt. 09-191) and incorporates data made available since my January 14th filing in that proceeding. Newly available data confirm that there is limited competition in the broadband access marketplace. Contrary to some others’ arguments, wireless broadband access services are unlikely to act as effective economic substitutes for wireline broadband access services (whether offered by telephone companies or cable operators) and instead are likely to act as a complement. Nor will competition in the Internet backbone marketplace constrain broadband providers’ behavior in providing “last mile ...


Love Thy Neighbor: The Tampere Convention As Global Legislation, Allison Rahrig 2010 Indiana University Maurer School of Law

Love Thy Neighbor: The Tampere Convention As Global Legislation, Allison Rahrig

Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies

The Internet, 24-hour news sources, and a host of other telecommunications advances have allowed global citizens to become instantaneously informed. With the privilege of real-time updates and acute awareness of the world's events comes the responsibility of being more than a passive observer. Specifically, this Note focuses on the technological improvements in communication during natural disasters-improvements that can be used to assist and aid the victims of catastrophes. In the aftermath of a natural disaster, the country affected is rarely able to provide for its citizens; tsunamis, hurricanes, tornadoes, and earthquakes can (and often do) cripple an entire nation ...


Policy-Making, Technology And Privacy In India, Subhajit Basu 2010 University of Leeds

Policy-Making, Technology And Privacy In India, Subhajit Basu

Subhajit Basu

There is a preconceived assumption that privacy laws in India are notoriously weak. This unquestioned assumption is based on a paradigm that does not take into consideration that the conception of privacy in India is influenced by its ‘culture of trust.’ Unfortunately, rather than looking into the specific societal, political and economic factors triggering the controversy, privacy researchers in the West have constantly varied the meaning and extent of the ‘right to privacy’ to bolster their argument. This article offers an explanation for why ‘umbrella’ data privacy legislation similar to the E.U. Data Protection Directive should not be enacted ...


Delimitación Téorica Del Delito Penal Fiscal, Bruno Costantini García 2010 ITESM Campus Puebla

Delimitación Téorica Del Delito Penal Fiscal, Bruno Costantini García

Bruno L. Costantini García

Anális de los elementos constitutivos del delito fiscal, la acción delictiva, los grados de ejecución, la consumación y los responsables.

Pretende distinguir el delito penal común del delito penal fiscal con base en sus elementos y pretende aportar una reflexión de la criminalización del delito fiscal en nuestros tiempos, usado por la Autoridad Hacendaria como un medio de represíón y de opresión de los derechos del contribuyente.


Data Protection: The Challenges Facing Social Networking, Rebecca Wong Dr 2010 Nottingham Trent University

Data Protection: The Challenges Facing Social Networking, Rebecca Wong Dr

Dr Rebecca Wong

The popularity of social networking sites has increased dramatically over the past decade. A recent report indicated that thirty-eight percent of online users have a social networking profile. Many of these social networking site users (SNS users) post or provide personal information over the internet every day. According to the latest OfCom study, the average adult SNS user has profiles on 1.6 sites and most check their profiles at least once every other day. However, the recent rise in social networking activity has opened the door to the misuse and abuse of personal information through identity theft, cyber stalking ...


Toward A Broadband Public Interest Standard, Anthony E. Varona 2010 American University Washington College of Law

Toward A Broadband Public Interest Standard, Anthony E. Varona

Anthony E. Varona

Although they emerged seven decades apart, commercial broadcasting and the Internet were greeted with similar excited declarations of their potential to transform American democracy by hosting an electronic free marketplace of ideas that would inform and enlighten citizens and catalyze discussion on issues of public importance. The federal government played a central role in the initial development and proliferation of both technologies, but then assumed very different regulatory orientations to the two industries once they were commercialized. In broadcasting, the government took on an interventionist posture promoting civic republican First Amendment values by means of a variety of public interest ...


Derailed By The D.C. Circuit: Getting Network Management Regulation Back On Track, Edward B. Mulligan V 2010 Indiana University Maurer School of Law

Derailed By The D.C. Circuit: Getting Network Management Regulation Back On Track, Edward B. Mulligan V

Federal Communications Law Journal

As the Internet continues to play a more central role in the daily lives of Americans, concerns about how Internet service providers manage their networks have arisen. Responding to these concerns and recognizing the importance of maintaining the open and competitive nature of the Internet, the FCC has taken incremental steps to regulate network management practices. Perhaps the most significant of these steps was its August 2008 Memorandum Decision and Order in which the FCC condemned Comcast Corporation's network management practices as "discriminatory and arbitrary." In that Order, the FCC required that Comcast (1) adopt new practices that complied ...


The Sound Of Money: Securing Copyright, Royalties, And Creative "Progress" In The Digital Music Revolution, Armen Boyajian 2010 Indiana University Maurer School of Law

The Sound Of Money: Securing Copyright, Royalties, And Creative "Progress" In The Digital Music Revolution, Armen Boyajian

Federal Communications Law Journal

Academics and popular critics alike want to distill, reform, or altogether destroy U.S. copyright law as we know it. Much of this stems from animosity toward the old-guard record industry's alleged practices of overcharging consumers, underpaying royalties to artists, and suing teenagers and grandmas. But what those calling for reform all seem to neglect is a tiny but inevitable fact: for the first time in history, composers and recording artists can keep their copyrights.

Tangible media sales are being replaced by P2P file sharing, retail downloads, and streaming Webcasts. Digital technologies and wireless networks have opened prime channels ...


Music As Speech: A First Amendment Category Unto Itself, David Munkittrick 2010 Indiana University Maurer School of Law

Music As Speech: A First Amendment Category Unto Itself, David Munkittrick

Federal Communications Law Journal

Perhaps the most ubiquitous of art forms, music accompanies daily activities from shopping to jogging. Music permeates modem society, and there is little question it constitutes an integral mode of expression. Despite recognition of music's worth, however, there is little explanation of music in First Amendment jurisprudence. A rationale for First Amendment protection begins with analysis of the particular medium of speech. Through a foray in musical aesthetics and the history of musical censorship, this Note discusses the role of music in political, societal, and individual experience. Music has had an important role in political events, from the fall ...


Fcc V. Fox Television Stations And The Fcc's New Fleeting Expletive Policy, Jerome A. Barron 2010 George Washington University Law School

Fcc V. Fox Television Stations And The Fcc's New Fleeting Expletive Policy, Jerome A. Barron

Federal Communications Law Journal

This Article focuses on the Supreme Court's decision in FCC v. Fox Television Stations, Inc., 129 S. Ct. 1800 (2009). In that case, the Supreme Court upheld an important change in the FCC indecency regulation. In the past, the FCC's policy had been that the broadcast of a single expletive did not violate FCC indecency policy. In order for such fleeting expletives to be actionable, the FCC required that they had to be repetitive and gratuitous. But in 2004, in response to the use of some expletives by entertainers during the Golden Globe Awards, the FCC changed its ...


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