Document Type : Article
Associate Professor and Faculty Member of Faculty of Law, Mofid university, Qom, Iran
Ph.D. in International Law at Mofid University, Qom, Iran
Since the introduction of cyberspace into human life, various ways have been suggested for regulating it. In this context, self-regulation, in the sense of private regulation and decentralized law-making, has come to fore as an efficient way for managing the online world. This approach, as a function of the libertarian discourse, views national legislation ineffective in regulating the cyberspace. But the theoretical framework of this kind of self-regulation and its strengths and weaknesses are open to debate. This study, using a descriptive-analytical approach, considers the architecture of cyberspace to be a systematic link between different layers, issues, and actors, and as such a new frontier. Given this feature, self-regulation can be an efficient way of regulating not just the various layers and issues of the cyberspace but also its physical and infrastructure issues.
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