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Chilling effects in the internet age: three case studies

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This thesis is an empirical legal investigation into regulatory chilling effects in online contexts. Internet censorship is on the rise globally and state surveillance and cyber-policing capabilities are rapidly evolving. Understanding regulatory "chilling effects"—the idea that laws, regulations, or state surveillance can deter people from exercising their freedoms or engaging in legal activities—has thus today taken on greater urgency and public importance. Yet, the notion is not unco...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Oxford Internet Institute
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Oxford Internet Institute
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Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Government of Canada More from this funder
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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Deposit date:
2018-05-11

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