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Ideology and policy: notes on the shaping of the Internet

Sarikakis, K. (2004) Ideology and policy: notes on the shaping of the Internet. First Monday, 9 (8). ISSN 1396–0466


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This paper considers some of the ideologies that are shaping Internet policies. It addresses the priorities of international policy initiatives and identifies their discursive constructions. It takes stock of some of the most characteristic policy directions that seek to define the Internet and its uses within an agenda of predominant privatisation.

Item Type: Article
Copyright, Publisher and Additional Information: Copyright © 2004, First Monday. Copyright © 2004, Katharine Sarikakis.
Institution: The University of Leeds
Academic Units: The University of Leeds > Faculty of Performance, Visual Arts and Communications (Leeds) > Institute of Communication Studies (Leeds)
Depositing User: Repository Officer
Date Deposited: 29 Apr 2005
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2014 14:21
Published Version: http://firstmonday.org/issues/issue9_8/sarikakis/i...
Status: Published
Refereed: Yes
URI: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/id/eprint/428

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