By Lyombe S. Eko

This quantity explores the sameness and distinction among the U.S. and France within the concerns of freedom of expression on the net. the USA and France are liberal democracies which are a part of the Western relations of countries. although, regardless of their many similarities, they've got a couple of cultural and ideological variations. the U.S. is mostly France’s best friend in time of struggle and its cultural nemesis in time of peace. one of many purposes for this strange dating is that the USA and France are self-described “exceptional” international locations. the us and France are for this reason Western nations separated by way of various exceptionalist logics. Lyombe Eko makes use of this idea of exceptionalism as a theoretical framework for the research of yankee and French answer of difficulties of human rights and freedom of expression within the conventional media and on the net. This ebook as a result analyzes how each one county applies principles and rules designed to control a few problems with media verbal exchange in genuine area, to the realities and specificities of our on-line world, in the framework in their respective exceptionalist logics. the basic query addressed matters what occurs whilst ideas and laws designed to manage the media in sincerely outlined, nationwide and local geographic areas, are unexpectedly faced with the recent realities and multi-communication systems of the interconnected digital sphere of our on-line world.

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