Digital constitutionalism and the role of the rule of law in the governance of virtual communities
Suzor, Nicolas Pierre (2010) Digital constitutionalism and the role of the rule of law in the governance of virtual communities. PhD thesis, Queensland University of Technology.
This project proposes a new conceptual framework for the regulation of social networks and virtual communities. By applying a model based upon the rule of law, this thesis addresses the growing tensions that revolve around the public use of private networks. This research examines the shortcomings of traditional contractual governance models and cyberlaw theory and provides a reconstituted approach that will allow public constitutional-type interests to be recognised in the interpretation and enforcement of contractual doctrine.
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|Item Type:||QUT Thesis (PhD)|
|Supervisor:||Fitzgerald, Brian& Hearn, Gregory|
|Additional Information:||Recipient of 2010 Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Award|
|Keywords:||constitution, rule-of-law, governance, virtual communities, ODTA|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law|
Current > Schools > School of Law
|Institution:||Queensland University of Technology|
|Deposited On:||30 Sep 2010 11:22|
|Last Modified:||07 Jun 2013 16:18|
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