Internet Policies and Issues. Volume 12


B.G. Kutais (Editor)

Series: Internet Policies and Issues
BISAC: COM060000

In the ever-changing realm of the Internet, lawmakers face a steady stream of new areas potentially requiring regulation and oversight. This book is part of a series exploring the dynamic universe of the 21st century. This volume of the series discusses topics on internet domain names; internet governance; ICANN’s top level domain name program; global internet freedom; broadband internet access and the digital divide; China’s censorship of the internet and social media; the Unlawful Internet Gambling Act; virtual currencies; and internet-based cognitive behaviour therapy for obsessive compulsive disorder (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1
Internet Domain Names: Background and Policy Issues
(Lennard G. Kruger)

Chapter 2
Internet Governance and the Domain Name System: Issues for Congress
(Lennard G. Kruger)

Chapter 3
Statement of Kurt Pritz, Senior Vice President, Stakeholder Relations, Internet Corporation For Assigned Names and Numbers (ICAAN). Hearing on ”ICANN’s Top Level Domain Name Program”

Chapter 4
U.S. Initiatives to Promote Global Internet Freedom: Issues, Policy, and Technology
(Patricia Moloney Figliola, Casey L. Addis and Thomas Lum)

Chapter 5
Broadband Internet Access and the Digital Divide: Federal Assistance Programs
(Lennard G. Kruger and Angele A. Gilroy)

Chapter 6
Statement of Senator Sherrod Brown, Co-chairman, Congressional-Executive Commission on China. Hearing on ”China’s Censorship of the Internet and Social Media: The Human Toll and Trade Impact”

Chapter 7
Testimony of Alex Li. Hearing on ”China’s Censorship of the Internet and Social Media: The Human Toll and Trade Impact”

Chapter 8
Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA) and Its Implementing Regulations
(Brian T. Yeh and Charles Doyle)

Chapter 9
Testimony of Jeremy Allaire, Chairman and CEO, Circle Internet Financial. Hearing on ”Beyond Silk Road: Potential Risks, Threats, and Promises of Virtual Currencies”

Chapter 10
Affirmation of Commitments by the United States Department of Commerce and the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
(The National Telecommunications and Information Administration)

Chapter 11
Internet-Based Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
(Alison Mahoney, and Gavin Andrews, Clinical Research Unit for Anxiety and Depression, University of New South Wales at St. Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney, NSW, Australia)


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