Some closing remarks on regulating social media

Fellows, Jamie (2016) Some closing remarks on regulating social media. Res Judicata: contemporary issues in administrative and public law, 1.

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The rationale and the means by which to regulate social media, remains unsettled. Since any imposition of regulation in one area may have consequences in another—freedom of expression, criminalization of marginal anti-social behaviour and general subjugation of personal freedoms, for example—an essential requirement is to understand the role that social media plays in our society. Is social media valued to such an extent that we as a society are prepared to accept the harm (in whatever form that arises) so as to maintain the continued use?

Item ID: 42904
Item Type: Article (Commentary)
ISSN: 2206-3145
Keywords: regulation of social media
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Date Deposited: 16 Mar 2016 05:27
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