The Globalisation of Regulation and its Impact on the Domain Name System: Domain Names & a New Regulatory Economy
Queensland University of Technology, Faculty of Information Technology
My 2004 doctoral dissertation was the result of five years of intense research blended with a global commercial practice. My work in Internet governance still reflects the key issues I identified a decade ago. What role do national governments play? What effect does national jurisdiction have on global governance? What happens when technology moves so fast?
My supervisor Professor Bill Caelli said "...She has demonstrated the ability to analyse complex and detailed technological, legal and political policy matters which are the keynote of her research. She has conducted her research...in an environment of rapid change accompanied by notable and disparate political and policy tensions within the context of competing vested interests..."
Regulating the Internet: Privacy under the microscope
University of Canberra, Faculty of Arts
My 1997 dissertation was the culmination of a long research project in Australia's Federal Parliament trying to work through the key elements of rapid changes to the legislative landscape in Australia to protect individual privacy.
My supervisor, Professor Christie Slade, characterised my work by saying "...She combined the research work with a coursework load she completed with distinction. She chose to do a research project in the national Australian parliament on internet usage by politicians and their support staff...The results were not only illuminating in themselves, but served to alert many politicians to the internet revolution of the early nineties...".