Milton L. Mueller

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Convergence, the digital takeover of communication and information, produces a new kind of interchangeability and interconnectedness among different media forms. The rise of digital media results in: ♦ the coming together, in a single application or service, of information content from telephony, sound broadcasting, television, motion pictures, photography,(More)
The elephant in the room One of the most important but least-studied aspects of Internet policy is the emergence of a trading market for previously allocated Internet number blocks. Without unique Internet protocol numbers for the networks and devices attached, the Internet simply doesn't work. The original Internet Protocol standard, known as IPv4,(More)
C hina's recent double-digit economic growth has impressed the world, but its telecommunications sector has been growing faster than the economy as a whole, expanding at an annual rate of 30%–50% since 1989 [10]. Each year, about 10 million phone lines are added to the public network. There are 6 to 7 million mobile phone users. China has further attempted(More)
This article initiates exploratory empirical research on how civil society collective action has reacted to and affected communi-cation–information policy (CIP), a policy domain that has been reshaped by technological and industrial change. It reviews the relevant theory on social movements, citizens groups, and interest groups from political science. Data(More)