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Frameworks for ICT Policy

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ICT policy framework is a set of principles and goals intended to govern the development, implementation, adoption, monitoring, evaluation and application of ICTs in organizations, institutions, societies or nations. It provides the rationale and philosophy to guide the planning and development and utilization of ICTs in a particular setting. Frameworks for ICT Policy: Government, Social and Legal Issues is a reference on ICT policy framework and a guide to those who are involved in ICT policy formulation, implementation, adoption, monitoring, evaluation and application. This comprehensive publication provides background information for scholars and researchers who are interested in carrying out research on ICT policies and promotes the understanding of policies guiding technology.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
    1. EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD
  5. Foreword
  6. Preface
  7. Acknowledgment
  8. Chapter 1: A Framework for ICT Security Policy Management
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. ICT SECURITY POLICY ISSUES
    5. PROPOSED FRAMEWORK
    6. ICT SECURITY POLICY GOVERNANCE
    7. FUTURE TRENDS
    8. CONCLUSION
  9. Chapter 2: A Model for Building Trust in E-Government
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. HISTORY OF E-GOVERNMENT
    5. MODELS OF E-GOVERNMENT INTERACTIONS
    6. ISSUES, CONTROVERSIES, PROBLEMS
    7. E-GOVERNMENT TRUST RELATED MODELS
    8. THEORETICAL BASIS OF TRUST
    9. CAUSES OF DISTRUST IN E-GOVERNMENT
    10. CHALLENGES OF THE APPLICATION ICT IN E-GOVERNMENT
    11. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR BUILDING TRUST IN E-GOVERNMENT
    12. MODEL (FRAMEWORK) FOR BUILDING TRUST IN E-GOVERNMENT
    13. FUTURE TRENDS AND TRUST IN E-GOVERNMENT
    14. CONCLUSION
  10. Chapter 3: ADOPTING MOBILE DEVICES IN CLASSROOM
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. REVIEW OF RELATED RESEARCH
    5. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
    6. FINDINGS AND DISCUSSION
    7. RESEARCH IMPLICATIONS AND LIMITATIONS
    8. FUTURE TRENDS
    9. IMPLICATIONS FOR ICT POLICY FORMULATION
    10. CONCLUSION
    11. Appendix
  11. Chapter 4: Analysing an ICT4D Project in India Using the Capability Approach and a Virtuous Spiral Framework
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND AND CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK
    4. CASE STUDY: VICKY STANDISH E-EDUCATION CENTRE (VSEEC)
    5. FUTURE TRENDS AND RESEARCH
    6. CONCLUSION
  12. Chapter 5: Analysis of Speedy Uptake of Electronic and Digital Signatures in Digital Economy with Special Reference to India
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. CASE STUDY
    5. CONCLUSION
  13. Chapter 6: Context for ICT’s Role in South African Development
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES
    5. FUTURE TRENDS
    6. CONCLUSION
  14. Chapter 7: Cybercrime Regulation
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. BACKGROUND
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. CYBERCRIME IN NIGERIA
    5. HAVENS FOR PERPETRATING CYBERCRIMES IN NIGERIA
    6. EFFECTS OF CYBERCRIME ON NIGERIA
    7. CYBERCRIME REGULATORY EFFORTS IN NIGERIA
    8. NIGERIAN FINANCIAL INTELLIGENCE UNIT (NFIU)
    9. FUTURE TRENDS
    10. CONCLUSION
  15. Chapter 8: Emerging Information and Communication Technology Policy Framework for Africa
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. THE DIGITAL DIVIDE AND AFRICA
    5. ICTS AND THE ATTAINMENT OF MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS IN AFRICA
    6. POLICIES ON EMERGING ICTS IN AFRICA
    7. FUTURE TRENDS
    8. CONCLUSION
  16. Chapter 9: Ethics and Social Issues Related to Information Communication Technology (ICT)
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. INFORMATION RIGHTS: CLAIM TO PRIVACY
    5. THE NIGERIAN FREEDOM OF INFORMATION BILL
    6. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
    7. NATIONAL INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS LAWS AND WTO/TRIPS COMPLIANCE IN NIGERIA
    8. PROPOSAL FOR POLICY MAKERS: IPR AND TRIPS
    9. ETHICAL POLICY FRAMEWORK
    10. FUTURE TRENDS
    11. CONCLUSION
  17. Chapter 10: Framework for Effective Development of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Policy in University Libraries in Nigeria
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. ICT POLICY ISSUES IN UNVERSITY LIBRARIES
    4. FUTURE TRENDS
    5. CONCLUSION
    6. APPENDIX: List of responding University Librarians
  18. Chapter 11: Gender and ICT Policy
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. NEED FOR GENDER CONSIDERATION IN ICT POLICY
    5. GENDER ISSUES IN ICT POLICY
    6. ADOPTION OF GENDER PERSPECTIVE IN ICT POLICIES
    7. CHALLENGES FOR ADOPTING GENDER PERSPECTIVE IN FORMULATION AND IMPLEMENTATION OF ICT POLICIES
    8. GENDER APPROACHES TO ICT POLICIES AND PROGRAMS
    9. GUIDELINES FOR POLICY-MAKING AND REGULATORY AGENCIES
    10. CONCLUSION
  19. Chapter 12: Name Authority Control Paradigm Shift in the Network Environment
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. HISTORICAL BACKGROUND: THE CONCEPT OF UNIVERSAL BIBLIOGRAPHIC CONTROL
    4. APPLICABILITY OF PRINCIPLES OF UNIVERSAL BIBLIOGRAPHIC CONTROL IN INTERNATIONAL NETWORKED ENVIRONMENT
    5. FUTURE TRENDS: SEMANTIC WEB AND “CONTINUATION WITH TRADITION”
    6. CONCLUSION
  20. Chapter 13: Prevention and Regulation of Cyber-Crimes in the Age of Terrorism
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. CYBER-CRIMINAL LAW IN INDIA
    4. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY OFFENCES
    5. CONCLUSION
  21. Chapter 14: National Information and Communication Technology Policy Process in Developing Countries
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. OBJECTIVES OF ICT POLICIES IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
    5. ICT POLICY DEVELOPMENT PROCESS
    6. NATIONAL ICT POLICY DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVES IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
    7. FACTORS AFFECTING THE FORMULATION OF NATIONAL ICT POLICY IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
    8. FUTURE TRENDS
    9. CONCLUSION
  22. Chapter 15: Regulation of Internet Content
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. ARGUMENTS FOR AND AGAINST INTERNET CONTENT REGULATION
    4. CONTENT REGULATION IN DIFFERENT PARTS OF THE WORLD
    5. APPROACHES TO INTERNET CONTENT REGULATION
    6. INTERNET CONTENT REGULATION ISSUES
    7. CHOOSING INTERNET CONTENT REGULATION MECHANISM
    8. FUTURE TRENDS
    9. CONCLUSION
  23. Chapter 16: The New Zealand Response to Internet Child Pornography
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. COUNTRY PROFILE
    3. NEW ZEALAND’S APPROACH TO CHILD PORNOGRAPHY
    4. OVERSEAS APPROACHES TO CHILD PORNOGRAPHY
    5. A SINGLE NON-JUDICIAL DECISION-MAKING BODY
    6. A DEDICATED ENFORCEMENT BODY
    7. LAWS REFLECT CHANGING TECHNOLOGY
    8. APPLICATION OF THE LAW TO NEW ZEALANDERS OVERSEAS
    9. SENTENCING SINCE THE 2005 LAW CHANGES
    10. NEW ZEALAND’S LAW IN THE INTERNATIONAL CONTEXT
    11. PROFILING OF OFFENDERS
    12. FUTURE TRENDS
    13. CONCLUSIONS
  24. Chapter 17: Towards Electronic Records Management Strategies
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. ELECTRONIC RECORDS MANAGEMENT PROGRAMME
    5. DEVELOPING APPROPRIATE SKILLS SETS
    6. POLICY SUGGESTIONS
    7. FUTURE TRENDS
    8. CONCLUSION
  25. Chapter 18: Uganda’s Rural ICT Policy Framework
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. FUTURE TRENDS
    5. CONCLUSION
  26. Compilation of References
  27. About the Contributors