Notes to Chapter 14
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All the Web addresses included were checked when we went online, but some, inevitably, may have moved or changed.

  1. Public letters to AOL members from CEO Steve Case (August 7, 1996) and U.K. managing director Jonathan Bulkeley (August 9, 1996).<back to text>
  1. Sharon Eisner Gillett and Mitchell Kapor, "The Self-Governing Internet: Coordination by Design," presented at the Coordination and Administration of the Internet Workshop, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, September 8-10, 1996. Archived on the W eb at <back to text>
  1. Ibid. <back to text>
  1. Transcription of the FCC Bandwidth Forum, held January 23, 1997, in Washington, D.C. Both the transcript and the audio broadcast of the day's proceedings are archived on the FCC's Web site at <back to text>
  1. Shabbir Safdar, "Is the Phone System Broken?" VTW Billwatch, Issue 72, January 25, 1997. Archived on the Web at <back to text>
  1. Personal interview, March 1996, which appeared in the Independent as "Father to the Ethernet," June 10, 1996. <back to text>
  1. "The Economics of the Internet: Too Cheap to Meter?" Economist, October 19, 1996. <back to text>
  1. Ibid. <back to text>
  1. Neal Stephenson, "Mother Earth Mother Board," Wired, December 1996, 95-161.<back to text>;
  1. There have already been cases where poorly designed spiders and Web crawlers--automated indexing agents--have caused problems by hogging resources. See Martin Koster, "Guidelines for Robot Writers," at; and Koster, "WWW Robot FAQ," at <back to text>
  1. For a fuller discussion of the players in providing broadband access, see Steven E. Miller, Civilizing Cyberspace (ACM Press, 1996). <back to text>
  1. Derneval, "The Brazilian Phone System," 2600 Magazine, autumn 1996, 11-13. <back to text>
  1. In a presentation to the Internet Economics Workshop held at MIT, March 9 and 10, Notes from the workshop are archived on the Web at <back to text>
  1. Personal interview, November 1996. <back to text>
  1. Stephenson, "Mother Earth Mother Board," 103. <back to text>


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