Importance of a theoretical framework in the regulation of social media

Fellows, Jamie (2016) Importance of a theoretical framework in the regulation of social media. Res Judicata: contemporary issues in administrative and public law, 1 (2).

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Abstract

Any form of regulation that may impact upon communication, freedom of expression and other personal freedoms, generally evokes stringent criticism with regards to censorship and State dominance over the rights of individuals. A fundamental philosophical tenet of Western liberal democracy is that the less intervention from the State, the better it is for society as a whole.

Item ID: 42895
Item Type: Article (Commentary)
ISSN: 2206-3145
Keywords: social media, regulatory framework, legal theory
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Date Deposited: 09 Aug 2016 03:22
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