Notes to Chapter 13
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All the Web addresses included were checked when we went online, but some, inevitably, may have moved or changed.

  1. Clifford Stoll, Silicon Snake Oil (Macmillan, 1995). <back to text>
  1. For an example of such an argument, see John Browning, "Universal Service (An Idea Whose Time Is Past)," Wired, September 1994, 102ff. <back to text>
  1. "Presidential Campaigning from 1960-1996: From Televised Debates to the Internet and Beyond," with The Honorable Edward M. Kennedy, John Perry Barlow, Kiki Moore, Sander Vanocur, Lisa McCormack, and John F. Kennedy, Jr. (Moderator), held at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University on July 2, 1996. The panel discussion is archived on the Web at <back to text>
  1. Robert W. McChesney, "Telecon! US Communications Law: Where We've Been and Where We're Headed," reprinted in the Radio Resistor 's Bulletin 13 (winter 1996), archived on the Web.
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  1. Malamud's Town Hall site was at (it was taken down in April 1996). <back to text>
  1. As an example, a copy of the 1994 report on Computer Pornography cost £15.60 (about $23). <back to text>
  1. Personal interview for the Guardian, March 1993. <back to text>
  1. Department of Commerce, "Falling Through the Net: A Survey of the 'Have Nots' in Rural and Urban America," archived on the Web at <back to text>
  1. "Future Planning Document," at http://www/ (but currently unavailable). <back to text>
  1. Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, "Information Infrastructure Convergence and Pricing the Internet," archived on the Web at <back to text>
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  1. In fact, Pizza Hut ( ) began accepting orders electronically in 1995 (orders are forwarded to your nearest franchise), and there is also a Pizza server (information is at ), which given your instructions (in rather obscure command-line language) will email you a picture (or rather, a .GIF file) of a pizza built to specifications. <back to text>
  1. For some examples of this, see Pamela Samuelson, "The Copyright Grab," Wired , January 1996, 135ff. <back to text>
  1. EFFector 9, no. 14 (December 10, 1996), archived at <back to text>
  1. Further analysis of the treaty by the Digital Future Coalition, including comments from the EFF, is at <back to text>
  1. After press coverage raised questions about privacy, Nabil blocked off access to the plates database; in early 1997 the entire site was gone. <back to text>
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  1. GVU's sixth survey showed that as many as 25 percent of Web users browse at least some of the time without graphics; the percentage is higher in Europe, where connections are slower and more expensive <back to text>
  1. The W3 Consortium's Disabilities page is at There is more information at the Yuri Rubinsky Insight Foundation's "Universal Access to the National Information Infrastructure" Web page at
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  1. Nicolas S. Gikkas, "International Licensing of Intellectual Property: The Promise and the Peril," Journal of Law and Technology Policy, Spring 1996, archived at <back to text>
  1. Zielinski moved on to the London-based Author 's Licensing and Collection Society in mid-1996. <back to text>
  1. W. Wayt Gibbs, "Lost Science in the Third World," Scientific American , August 1995, 76-83. <back to text>
  1. Access to Africa Index Medicus is available via the WHO's Web site at <back to text>
  1. Andrew M. Odlyzko, "Tragic Loss or Good Riddance? The Impending Demise of Traditional Scholarly Journals" July 16, 1994, on the Web at <back to text>
  1. Christopher Zielinski, "The Electronic Age and the Information Poor: Threats and Opportunities," Online Information Proceedings , 1996, 507-21. <back to text>


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