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Regulating architecture and architectures of regulation: contributions from information systems

Hosein, Ian and Tsiavos, Prodromos and Whitley, Edgar A. (2003) Regulating architecture and architectures of regulation: contributions from information systems. International Review of Law, Computers and Technology, 17 (1). pp. 85-97. ISSN 1360-0869

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Abstract

Lawrence Lessig's argument that 'code is law' runs the risk of reifying the notion of code. This paper balances Lessig's view about the plasticity of technology with experiences from information systems. By considering two diverse cases: peer-to-peer file sharing software and the cryptographic interface in Microsoft products, the paper presents a revised understanding of the relationship between technology and regulation.

Item Type: Article
Official URL: http://www.informaworld.com/1360-0869
Additional Information: © 2003 Routledge
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
K Law > K Law (General)
Sets: Research centres and groups > Information Systems and Innovation Group
Departments > Management
Identification Number: 10.1080/1360086032000063147
Date Deposited: 17 Jul 2008 08:42
Last Modified: 20 Mar 2017 16:45
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/19528

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