Transparency in the era of the Internet. Internet Service Providers – the new gatekeepers of communication
The infrastructure of the Internet, composed of Internet Service Providers (ISP) and their global interconnections, illustrates a series of technical capacities which have the potential of infringing the aforementioned freedoms. In an effort to suggest future policy research directions that might help protect online communication, including online media, from undue restrictions and constrains, the current paper follows the methodology of a current cross European research on digital infrastructure. Set in the paradigm of transparency, the paper examines the methodological potential of the aforementioned initiative to offer relevant insights for the understanding of Internet-related communication constrains. In this sense, the authors will explain the investigative structure proposed by the project and will offer arguments concerning the potential for secondary analysis of the resulting data sets.
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Volume (Year): (2015)
Issue (Month): 2 ()
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