Developing the national communications and information infrastructure

Mitchell Kapor (Electronic Frontier Foundation, Washington, DC, USA)
Daniel J. Weitzner (Electronic Frontier Foundation, Washington, DC, USA)

Internet Research

ISSN: 1066-2243

Publication date: 17 August 2010

Abstract

Purpose

This paper aims to discuss the importance of developing a national communication and information infrastructure that meets near‐term needs and capabilities.

Design/methodology/approach

The current status of Electronic Frontier Foundation's Open Platform Proposal, which is based on narrowband ISDN implementation, is described.

Findings

The advantages and drawbacks of Electronic Frontier Foundation's Open Platform Proposal are presented.

Originality/value

The paper provides recommendations for public policy criteria that should be used in evaluating different infrastructure proposals.

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Citation

Kapor, M. and Weitzner, D. (2010), "Developing the national communications and information infrastructure", Internet Research, Vol. 20 No. 4, pp. 395-407. https://doi.org/10.1108/10662241011059435

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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