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By A. Bhuiyan

A great addition to Palgrave's international Media coverage and enterprise sequence, web Governance and the worldwide South records the position of the worldwide south in net policymaking and demanding situations the globalization theories that declared the dying of the kingdom in worldwide decision-making. Abu Bhuiyan argues that the worldwide net politics is basically a clash among the states - the us of the United States and the states of the worldwide south - as the former controls net policymaking. The states of the worldwide south were either oppositional and acquiescing to the backed guidelines of the us on net concerns resembling electronic divide, multilingualism, highbrow estate rights and cyber defense. they don't oppose the neoliberal underpinnings of the guidelines promoted by way of the USA, yet ask for a world framework to manipulate the web with the intention to paintings as equivalent companions in surroundings norms for the worldwide web.

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The countries from the global south joined the USSR in opposition to the global north’s domination of transnational media content flows. They wanted the supranational communication bodies to help their media content to flow to the West. But their effort failed, and they also gave up opposing the West with the fall of the USSR. Because of the influence of the US and businesses, the old supranational communication bodies have become more market oriented, while the new one, ICANN, created to make policies about new media, excluded all the states except the US.

Of the two types of intellectual property rights, copyright is the key concern of communication policy. The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), a UN entity, negotiates the issues of intellectual property rights among the states. Because of pressure from multinational corporations, the WTO has taken over some of WIPO’s jobs. This chapter explains the role of the global south in negotiating intellectual property rights issues at WIPO and the WTO. The global south has more influence on WIPO processes than on those of the WTO.

50 After the completion of domestic deregulation, the US and its TNCs worked for the same in Western Europe and Japan in various ways. 51 The liberalization of the communication sector in the US made it a lucrative place for big businesses because it increased their profit by decreasing communication costs. Other Western states were afraid that their corporations would not be able to compete with US corporations, which would benefit from a liberalized market, and, as a result, their domestic capital might consider moving to the US to avail itself of the same benefit.

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