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Critical Faculties

Sovereignty in cyberspace

Two legal scholars puncture the myth of the borderless, lawless Internet


(Christophe Vorlet Illustration) Christophe Vorlet Illustration
By Christopher Shea
January 15, 2006

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LESS THAN a decade ago, in his famous ''Declaration of the Independence of Cyberspace," the Internet theorist John Perry Barlow wrote, ''Governments of the Industrial World, you weary giants of flesh and steel....You have no sovereignty where we gather." (Full article: 994 words)

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