Document Type : Scientific Research Manuscript


1 Professor of Communications, University of Tehran

2 Ph.D. Student of Communications, University of Tehran


The main aim of this paper is to suggest a typology of virtual deviances and also a comparative analysis of international policies concerning cyber abnormalities; and finally suggesting an applicable model for future planning. In fact with the promotion of lTC. a new kind of space for human life is created which is termed second space or second world. These technologies provided a mediated simultaneity.
This space generates many deviances and abnormalities. in addition to many other advantages. Therefore, pathologically analyzing these abnormalities would be useful considering the distinctive logic and ontology of cyber space. This paper conceptualizes prominent cyber deviances. under dual spacialization paradigm.
and categorizes the main policies adopted in some pioneer countries in this issue.
The findings show that social and cultural policies and programs of these countries can be divided into two major kinds of affirmative and negative forms. Negative policies include elimination, control and surveillance; and affirmative policies comist of production and management of contents of cyberspace. digitalization of analogue data and providing access to infollnation and content through the internet.