Technologies of Freedom (Belknap Press)

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9780674872325: Technologies of Freedom (Belknap Press)

Today, a communications revolution is afoot, in which print is being rapidly displaced by cables, computers, videodisks, and satellites. In a masterly synthesis of history, law, and technology, Ithiel de Sola Pool lays bare the elements of this problem and suggests measures to ensure the preservation of freedom. This is a timely book of overwhelming social importance.

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As the regulation of technology reaches for the throat of the press, Ithiel de Sola Pool provides the facts and arguments to help us fight for our freedom.--William Safire

Technologies of Freedom has enabled me to grasp for the first time the full impact of new communications tools on freedom of expression... Superbly researched, capably organized, lucidly written, this book is as important as it is alarming.--Daniel Schorr

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