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Research Commentary—From Net Neutrality to Data Neutrality: A Techno-Economic Framework and Research Agenda

Robert F. Easley, Hong Guo, Jan Krämer
2018 Information systems research  
In particular, IS researchers played a critical role in the academic discourse on net neutrality, which has recently informed new regulatory frameworks in the United States and Europe.  ...  We provide several examples of potential data neutrality issues and generalize the key trade-offs in the context of a proposed four-step framework for identifying and organizing promising areas of IS research  ...  1 In fact, a recent workshop jointly sponsored by the National Science Foundation and the FCC calls for more collaborative research for QoE (Bustamante et al. 2015) .  ... 
doi:10.1287/isre.2017.0740 fatcat:kput24innreyhkeapigxiklcr4

Internet Governance, Security, Privacy and the Ethical Dimension of ICTs in 2030 [Leading Edge]

Vladimir Radunovic
2016 IEEE technology & society magazine  
be a chal lenge to understand privacy policies, net neutrality aspects, and security challenges.  ...  Run negar reflected on the cultural diver sity aspect by reminding us that AsiaPacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) countries managed to agree on a common privacy framework in spite of their cultural diversity  ... 
doi:10.1109/mts.2016.2592779 fatcat:wqbjjyu6zzd4fal46mqfi57m6a

Climate Crises and Crypto-Colonialism: Conjuring Value on the Blockchain Frontiers of the Global South

Peter Howson
2020 Frontiers in Blockchain  
This commentary explores how climate crises are used to justify "crypto-colonialism," whereby blockchain technology is used to extract economic benefits from those suffering the scars of historic colonial  ...  As with past neoliberal development agendas imposing structural economic reforms, the contemporary crypto-colonial exercises discussed here are driven in pursuit of a common good -to protect the global  ...  Data shared by some of the most persecuted on a blockchain, highlights the obvious need for a more robust regulatory framework to effectively mitigate the risks associated with data protection, privacy  ... 
doi:10.3389/fbloc.2020.00022 fatcat:4tzop5hjwvcx7ps2uvwhrpkgwa

From sociology of quantification to ethics of quantification

Andrea Saltelli, Monica Di Fiore
2020 Humanities and Social Sciences Communications  
The difficulties to discipline the existing regime of numerification are addressed; obstacles and lock-ins are identified.  ...  our tight addiction to quantification.  ...  Europe and the agenda for responsible research and innovation (RRI).  ... 
doi:10.1057/s41599-020-00557-0 fatcat:jbwo2ijcs5bzhi7gl6ljqsk3ki

Networking Democracy: Brazilian Internet Freedom Activism and the Influence of Participatory Democracy

Daniel O'Maley
2015 Social Science Research Network  
of net neutrality.  ...  companies to sidestep net neutrality policies.  ...  in the previous chapter centered primarily on debates about national Internet policy (i.e., net neutrality, digital copyright, and user privacy), it also involved a fundamental dispute about which Brazilian  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2757853 fatcat:cgqwp2jwsrefpfnddavzbsp5vy

Internet filtering and young people - an annotated bibliography

David Vaile
2009 Telecommunications Journal of Australia  
and application analysed by reference to available statistical data and case law.'  ...  This article critically examines the Internet filtering regimes and techno- logies used in a range of democratic and undemocratic states.  ... 
doi:10.2104/tja09028 fatcat:54s53iae7neufgiopok56bndnu

18 Reasons Why IT-Reliant Work Systems Should Replace "The IT Artifact" as the Core Subject Matter of the IS Field

Steven Alter
2003 Communications of the Association for Information Systems  
After defining the term "work system" and summarizing previously published frameworks for understanding a work system in operation and a work system life cycle, this article presents 18 reasons why IT-reliant  ...  In an important ISR research commentary, Orlikowski and Iacono [2001] argue that the IS field does not deeply engage in its core subject matter, "the IT artifact."  ...  Casting a wider net will open new, high value areas of research and teaching.  ... 
doi:10.17705/1cais.01223 fatcat:qi6m2xd5ljc7jlerfgjjex6yky

Exposing the 'Second Text' of Maps of the Net

Martin Dodge, Rob Kitchin
2006 Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication  
As such, we examine in detail a number of maps that display, with varying degrees of subtlety, the ideological agendas of cyberboosterism and techno-utopianism of their 1 of 20 6/27/00 8:57 PM Exposing  ...  Drawing on the approach of map deconstruction we attempt to read and expose the 'second text' of maps of the Net.  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to thank the very useful comments of Geri Gay and the two anonymous referees on the first draft of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1083-6101.2000.tb00350.x fatcat:if4qwpritrblndekhelqwwmj74

REEEM-D4.1b_Energy vulnerability and low carbon transitions in Europe

REEEM Project
2019 Zenodo  
This report has been undertaken under WP4 of the REEEM project 'Role of technologies in an energy efficient economy – model based analysis policy measures and transformation pathways to a sustainable energy  ...  The authors would like to acknowledge the input to this report by the TIMES PanEU and NEWAGE teams at University of Stuttgart, particularly Pinar Korkmaz and Roland Montenegro, and to Russell McKenna who  ...  In this research, we consider the continuing use of techno-economic scenario analysis, and how we might build a complimentary approach to exploring vulnerability.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3368506 fatcat:zhogz2smrbcpdhr2qckj2a2z3m

The life and times of the Information Society

Robin Mansell
2010 Prometheus  
Based on a review of hundreds of works, it is argued that we need to consider a broader range of analytical frameworks if today's policies and strategies in this area are not to replicate relations of  ...  The assessment of scholarly literature on the Information Society provided in this paper sets out and distinguishes between the analytical foundations of mainstream and critical contributions from a selection  ...  Acknowledgement of this within the corridors of power may open up greater opportunities to admit 'evidence' from those whose analytical frameworks differ from the relatively narrow focus of the economists  ... 
doi:10.1080/08109028.2010.503120 fatcat:u3eqowsz7bd6naogniy23sioka

Progress, Innovation and Regulatory Science in Drug Development

John Abraham, Tim Reed
2002 Social Studies of Science  
over research agendas and regulatory processes (in ways that differed from country to country).  ...  Science is not a simple and neutral vehicle for progress and a better world 2.2.  ...  The patron-patient's or the Peter Weingart Evaluation of knowledge production in higher education and research institutions and its unintended consequences A plethora of practices pertaining to 'new  ... 
doi:10.1177/0306312702032003001 pmid:12269340 fatcat:rnfpuoac5nd6bdaovqqxbttxiu

The Global Quest for Sustainability. The Role of Green Infrastructure in a Post-Pandemic World [article]

Carlo Secchi, Alessandro Gili
2021 Zenodo  
National plans around the world show that infrastructure is likely to provide the backbone for a resurgence in public expenditure, and to support growth in economies badly hit by the pandemic.  ...  What kind of policies will countries adopt to reach carbon neutrality?  ...  to a net-zero economy.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5555866 fatcat:6zpegtpbqjci3ewmzynamcaow4

Code, Access to Knowledge and the Law: The Governance of Knowledge in the Digital Age

Antonios G. Broumas
2009 Social Science Research Network  
For an introduction to the relevant net neutrality debate see Timothy Wu, "Network Neutrality, Broadband Discrimination," (2003) 2 Journal on Telecommunications and High Technology Law 141-175 <http:  ...  Through the aforementioned techno-legal system of control, the enclosure of facts or other types of data is possible and the access to ideas themselves open only with remuneration.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1383470 fatcat:qy5axsla65eobmvwa5dkxzpqay

A tale of three transitions: a year in the life of electricity system transformation narratives in the Irish media

Gerard Mullally, Edmond Byrne
2015 Energy, Sustainability and Society  
Our central question research question is: What lessons can emergent techno-optimistic solutions to electricity system transitions learn from contemporary infrastructure controversies?  ...  clues for promoting solutions for transitions to a low-carbon economy and society.  ...  We also wish to acknowledge the support and encouragement of the journal editors and the editors of the special issue, as well as the participants in our workshop (Smart Energy System Transition in Cities  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13705-015-0068-2 fatcat:qaoyg6e7wfcv5jl6xf4i4yhl74

The MAIEI Learning Community Report [article]

Brittany Wills, Christina Isaicu, Heather von Stackelberg, Lujain Ibrahim, Matthew Hutson, Mitchel Fleming, Nanditha Narayanamoorthy, Samuel Curtis, Shreyasha Paudel, Sofia Trejo, Tiziana Zevallos, Victoria Martín del Campo (+1 others)
2021 arXiv   pre-print
This is a labor of the Learning Community cohort that was convened by MAIEI in Winter 2021 to work through and discuss important research issues in the field of AI ethics from a multidisciplinary lens.  ...  The chapters titled "Design and Techno-isolationism", "Facebook and the Digital Divide: Perspectives from Myanmar, Mexico, and India", "Future of Work", and "Media & Communications & Ethical Foresight"  ...  of net neutrality [101] .  ... 
arXiv:2112.01531v1 fatcat:jgpelk3mwbeujbno4ofm26uwpe
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