The Private Sector and Content Regulation: The Margin of Permissible Expression
This chapter focuses on private sector models of content regulation. It argues that the legal need and external pressure for content regulation creates a demand for norm-creation within many Internet companies. Particularly, as Internet companies operate in many international jurisdictions with frequently conflicting legal norms, companies are constantly responding to multiple regulatory demands. In order to explore this logic in greater detail, three cases were selected as they demonstrate crucial cases in the evolution of the private sector model of Internet content regulation: AOL, Google & Facebook.
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