Distributive Justice and the Internet

Applying theories of distributive justice to the Internet

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Between 2013 and 2015 I worked on papers that applied theories of distributive justice (specially, Michael Walzer’s complex equality and John Rawls’ justice as fairness) to issues of Internet regulation.



  1. Towards a Just and Fair Internet: Applying Rawls’ Principles of Justice to Internet Regulation
    David M. Douglas
    Ethics and Information Technology, Mar 2015


  1. The Social Goods of Information Networks: Complex Equality and Wu’s Separation Principles
    David M. Douglas
    First Monday, Sep 2014