Who Owns the Internet?
No one actually owns the Internet, and no single person or organization controls the Internet in its entirety. More of a concept than an actual tangible entity, the Internet relies on a physical infrastructure that connects networks to other networks. There are many organizations, corporations, governments, schools, private citizens and service providers that all own pieces of the infrastructure, but there is no one body that owns it all. There are, however, organizations that oversee and standardize what happens on the Internet and assign IP addresses and domain names, such as the National Science Foundation, the Internet Engineering Task Force, ICANN, InterNIC and the Internet Architecture Board.
Since new Internet technology has opened new frontiers of opportunity, not only in education and entertainment, but in commerce, politics, and the arts, who really owns it, or has the right to control what happens within it? This is perhaps the most challenging legal question before us as we look for American Values in Cyberspace. Who Owns the Internet? The short answer is very simple. Either nobody owns the Internet, or everybody owns the Internet, or something in between. Since nobody knows, I decided that we should start, as a lawyer does, with some definitions....
Nastavak na : http://www.angelo.edu/events/u...ty_symposium/1996/branscom.htm
Premda ne znam i ovo je na engleskom, mozda je to samo mazanje ociju posto je internet zapravo njihov
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