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Online ISSN: 1475-4932
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9. All references should be listed alphabetically by the author at the end of the manuscript. The listing style should be that used in recent issues of the journal, and is illustrated by the following examples:
Goldstein, A. (2000), ‘Nobel Laureates Describe Internet as Simply Better Telecommunications’,The Dallas Morning News, 10 March.
Madden, G. and Coble-Neal, G. (2002), ‘Internet Forecasting and the Economics of Networks’, in Loomis, D. and Taylor, L. (eds), Forecasting the Internet: Understanding the Explosive Growth of Data Communications, Regulatory Economics and Policy Series, 39. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston; 105–130.
Nellist, J.G. and Gilbert, E.M. (1999), Understanding Modern Telecommunications and the Information Superhighway. Artech House, Boston.
Shapiro, C. (1999a), ‘Exclusivity in Network Industries’, George Mason Law Review, 7, 1–11.
Smyth, R. and Mishra, V. (2009), ‘The Publication Decisions of Judges on the County Court of Victoria’, Economic Record, doi: 10.1111/j.1475-4932.2009.00553.x
Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman (1998), ‘Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman 1997–98 Annual Report’. Available from: http://www.tio.com.au/publications/annual_reports/documents/Tio99ar.pdf
Wigand, R. (1997), ‘Electronic Commerce: Definitions, Theory and Context’, Information Society, 13, 1–16.
World Trade Organization (1997), The Agreement on Basic Telecommunications Services. WTO Publications Service, Geneva.
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