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The Internet as a Threat to Sovereignty?

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Many forces today, such as trade, global capital flows and environmental degradation, are thought to undermine sovereignty. The developing conventional wisdom seems to be that the internet is joining the assault on sovereignty and will, perhaps more than any of the other globalization forces, contribute to relegating sovereignty and its traditional trappings to the ash heap of history.

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