Power and the internet

@article{Bertola2010PowerAT,
  title={Power and the internet},
  author={Vittorio Bertola},
  journal={J. Inf., Comm, Ethics in Society},
  year={2010},
  volume={8},
  pages={323-337}
}
Purpose – Starting from the end‐to‐end principle, a founding element of the internet's technical architecture, the paper aims to discuss its extension and effects at the social level. It shows how the internet moves power from governments and private entities to individual citizens, restructuring our societies and creating a new global stakeholder class – individual users of the internet. It connects the advent of this stakeholder class with a traditional principle of internet governance… CONTINUE READING

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