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  1-4 of 4 Reviews about "Regulation (K.4.1...)": Date Reviewed
  Captive audience: the telecom industry and monopoly power in the new gilded age
Crawford S., Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 2014. 368 pp.  Type: Book (978-0-300205-70-1)

Fifty years ago, we accepted that there were natural monopolies in telecommunications and that government regulation and anti-trust laws were the best ways to manage them. Unfortunately, that’s all gone. Susan Crawford...

Jul 17 2014
  Instant messaging rules: a business guide to managing policies, security, and legal issues for safe IM communication
Flynn N., American Management Assoc, Inc., New York, NY, 2004. 224 pp.  Type: Book (9780814472538)

One of the favorite personal applications of the Internet--instant messaging (IM)--is rapidly gaining popularity in the business world. Total users of IM have exceeded 100 million worldwide, and IM will be used more f...

Jun 16 2005
  The Gordian knot
Neuman W., McKnight L., Solomon R., MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 1997.  Type: Book (9780262140614)

The authors, based on their work with the Advanced Television Research Program at MIT, which is working on high-definition television (HDTV), focus on the policy debate surrounding the communications revolution. They believe that the &...

Feb 1 1998
  Is big brother hanging by his bootstraps?
Greenberg L., Goodman S. Communications of the ACM 39(7): 11-16, 1996.  Type: Article

A nice introductory paragraph points out that government interest in and reliance on information technologies (IT) is not new. The concluding sentence of that paragraph--“But just as governments affect the developmen...

Jul 1 1997
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