How the origins and development of 'online technologies' have influenced the legal understanding of social media

Fellows, Jamie (2016) How the origins and development of 'online technologies' have influenced the legal understanding of social media. Res Judicata: contemporary issues in administrative and public law, 1 (2).

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Abstract

In working towards a legal definition of social media, it is necessary to have an understanding of its origins and determine forces that have, and continue to propel its predominance throughout the globe. Considering the origins and the evolutionary processes in the creation of social media’s rise to prominence is therefore fundamental when considering the impact of regulation for it is arguable that only when one understands the nature and function that social media serves within society can one gain an understanding of the impact that regulation may have.

Item ID: 42900
Item Type: Article (Commentary)
ISSN: 2206-3145
Keywords: origins of social media, regulation, law
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Res Judicata: Contemporary Issues in Adminstrative and Public Law is a blog by Jamie Fellows. https://resjudicatablog.wordpress.com

Date Deposited: 16 Mar 2016 05:24
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