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This is the authors' accepted manuscript of an article that has been published in its final definitive form by Taylor and Francis, 2013.
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This editorial provides an overview of the themes of network governance and content regulation that are expanded upon in the subsequent articles, identifying key issues and concerns that are prevalent in the literature in this field. In particular, this text considers governance not as an Internet-specific phenomenon, but as a global phenomenon, identifying and discussing literature pertaining to governance both online and offline, and providing examples of theories that seek to explain these forms of governance. Focusing on the interaction between public and private actors in content regulation, this editorial highlights that content regulation is a complex and contested issue that cannot be separated from its social and cultural contexts, and provides an overview of the articles contained.
Author(s): Farrand B, Carrapico H
Publication type: Article
Publication status: Published
Journal: Journal of Information Technology and Politics
Print publication date: 01/10/2013
Online publication date: 18/09/2013
Date deposited: 06/04/2019
ISSN (print): 1933-1681
ISSN (electronic): 1933-169X
Publisher: Taylor and Francis
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