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Internet of things: need for a new legal environment?

By Rolf H Weber


The Internet of Things as an emerging global, internet-based information service architecture facilitating the exchange of goods in global supply chain networks is developing on the technical basis of the present Domain Name System; drivers are private actors. Learning from the experiences with the ‘‘traditional’’ Internet governance it is important to tackle the relevant issues of a regulatory framework from the beginning; in particular, the implementation of an independently managed decentralized multiple-root system and the establishment of basic governance principles (such as transparency and accountability, legitimacy of institutional bodies, inclusion of civil society) are to be envisaged

Topics: Business Law, 340 Law
Publisher: Elsevier
Year: 2009
DOI identifier: 10.1016/j.clsr.2009.09.002
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Provided by: ZORA
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