The Internet as a global public good and the role of governments and multilateral organizations in global internet governance

Keywords: Global public goods; International cooperation; Internet governance; International public policy

Abstract

The Internet presents social and economic attributes of a global public good, requiring governments and multilateral organizations to play central roles in Internet governance. This article examines the Internet as a global public good, identifies the roles of governments and multilateral organizations in global Internet governance, describes the current status of multi-stakeholder governance, and proposes guidelines to improve international cooperation.

Author Biography

Mario Rodrigo Canazza, Universidade de Columbia

Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs, New York, United States.

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Published
2018-04-25
How to Cite
Canazza, Mario. 2018. “The Internet As a Global Public Good and the Role of Governments and Multilateral Organizations in Global Internet Governance”. Meridiano 47 - Journal of Global Studies 19 (April). http://periodicos.unb.br/ojs311/index.php/MED/article/view/8151.
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