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The Future of the Internet : And How to Stop It

By: Jonathan Zittrain

...e and Stall of the Generative Net—7 1 Battle of the Boxes—11 2 Battle of the Networks—19 3 Cybersecurity and the Generative Dilemma—36 Part II After t... ...ork. In the 1990s, the Internet passed unnoticed in mainstream circles while networks were deployed by competing proprietary barons such as AOL, Com- ... ...n would prevail over the others, apparently imagining that the propri- etary networks would develop in the same way that the separate phone networks—a... ...converged to just one lucky provider. 1 All those bets lost. The proprietary networks went extinct, despite having accu- mulated millions of subscribe... ... $99 Timex/Sinclair Z-1000 or a $199 Texas Instruments TI-99/4A could use a television set as a display, and a standard audio cassette recorder to st... ...to a limited range of applications. For example, TiV o is greatly leveraging—television viewers describe its impact on their lives as rev- olutionary—... ...ted variations in performance have long been smoothed out in refrigerators, televisions, mobile phones, and automobiles. As for PCs, telling users th... ...onality (i.e., disable all storage to and playback from a hard disk drive of television data) in all but 192,708 units of the Infringing Products that... ...o might be using them at that very instant. 10 Imagine sitting down to watch television on an EchoStar box, and instead finding that all your recorded ...

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Trendsiters Digital Content and Web Technologies

By: Sam Vaknin

...process where interested people can market to each other. Ignite consumer networks and then get out of the way and let them talk." This is so... ...f the Internet a Medium The internet is simply the latest in a series of networks which revolutionized our lives. A century before the internet, th... ...ars ago. It started with a complete computer anarchy manifested in ad hoc networks, local networks, networks of organizations (mainly universities a... ... Non commercial entities jumped on the bandwagon and started sewing these networks together (an activity fully subsidized by government funds). The ... ...y commercial software can still be downloaded for free. In many countries television viewers still pay for television broadcasts - but in the USA an... ... but in the USA and many other countries in the West, the basic package of television channels comes free of charge. As users / consumers form a ha... ...egins to carry a price tag. This is what happened with the advent of cable television : contents are sold for subscription or per usage (Pay Per View... ...as the computer is less user friendly and less reliable (predictable) than television - less of a black box - its potential (and its future) is limit... ...vision - less of a black box - its potential (and its future) is limited. Television attracts 3.5 billion users daily. The Internet stands to attrac...

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The Marketing of Ideas and Social Issues

By: Seymour Fine

... so on. A transaction takes place, for example, when a person decides to watch a television program; he is exchanging his time for entertainment. ... ...tamate in baby food, fatty hot dogs, unclean fish, tractors, medical X-rays, color television radiation and many Federal agencies. Another change a... ...tion. Bagozzi (1975) points out that "an exchange can occur between a person and a television program.” The "person gives his attention, support, p... ...ngth of weak ties." This concept has grown out of sociological research on social networks. It is a fact that one's particular communication netwo... ...ak ties of friendship and acquaintance, although the commitment to ideas from such networks may be quite shallow and may lead to compliance only when... ...omething, the channel is word of mouth; if I place a public service announcement on television, the channel is the mass media (see Chapter 7). Au... ...he present context, information is the product. In fact, because a newspaper or a television screen can not deliver an actual product, media are ent...

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Narcissistic and Psychopathic Leaders

By: Sam Vaknin

...satisfactorily, and comprehensively resolved by the application of computer networks to voting. Even with existing technologies, election results (r... ...ectorate), can be announced with great accuracy within hours. Yet, computer networks are unlikely to overcome the second obstacle - the problem of t... ...ich Alexander the Great is an integral part. Not to be outdone, Macedonian television is now awash with a lengthy ad depicting the precocious leade... ...periodicals, and in the economic programs on various channels of Macedonian Television. Chief Lecturer in courses in Macedonia organised by the Agen...

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The Public Domain : Enclosing the Commons of the Mind

By: James Boyle

...stounding leadership Larry has provided and the insights into “the wealth of networks” that Yochai brings. Jessica Litman, Pam Samuelson, Michael Carr... ... a negative effect on our culture, our kids’ schools, and our communications networks; on free speech, medicine, and scientific research. We are wastin... ...e on that point. And some of them, like the design of our telecommunications networks, or the patenting of human genes, or the relationship between co... ... reproduction and distribution—of course it is appropriate for them, and the networks they “share” on, to be subject to liability. What’s more, to the... ...ness plans relied upon showing movies in theaters and then licensing them to television stations. VCRs and Betamaxes fit nowhere in this plan; they wer... ...nt that it was a “fair use” under U.S. copyright law for consumers to record television programs for time-shifting purposes. Since fair The Internet T... ...s clearly disapproving, others would point out that book- stores, movies and television channels are filled with material on how to commit mur der...an... ...ights legally? I could, after all, make a videotape of the DVD playing on my television, and use that grainy, blurry image in my documentary criticizi... ...lassic favorites, most people do not want to own movies. Watching the film on television or renting it for a night is perfectly satisfactory. Both of t...

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The Vatican Conspiracy

By: Jonathan Cross

...x waved off the rest of the reporters clamoring to get their face on national television. "You'll have many more opportunities for your questions i... ... businesses to flourish, they need our European, Russian, and US distribution networks. Therefore, we have all formed agreements. We use each other'... ...orks. Therefore, we have all formed agreements. We use each other's worldwide networks to distribute to lesser networks; and then to major drug deal... ...roducts world wide." Gallucci took a breath. "Our agreements and distribution networks are so well thought out and managed that it is not dependent ... ...so subtly," Gallucci said with a half-smile. "First, I bring all of the Mafia networks under my control. Most of which I have already done; I will h... ...atment. This is a national emergency. Drugs are being portrayed in movies and television as recreational, a way to have a good time and forget their... ...weet scent of cognac from a snifter. The only light in the room came from the television, which was on the BBC channel. The words, 'A Live Report' f... ...nd's apartment. Police roped off the area with yellow tape from onlookers and television cameras. A team of forensics was scurrying around when Radc... ...ross/Artemis The nation woke in shock and then panic, as every newspaper, television and radio described the massive destruction of the Washingt...

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The 9/11 Commission Report Final Report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States

By: Thomas H. Kean

...he work to Argenbright Security. 13 The checkpoint featured closed-circuit television that recorded all passengers, including the hijackers, as they w... ...right Security. Like the check- points in Boston, it lacked closed-circuit television surveillance so there is no documentary evidence to indicate whe... ...Lee Hanson had heard a woman scream just before it cut off. He turned on a television, and in her home so did Louise Sweeney. Both then saw the second... ...elger, had not been told of a confirmed hijacking before they learned from television that a plane had crashed. 181 Others in the agency were aware of... ...had just sat down for a meeting when his assistant told him to turn on his television because a plane had struck the North T ower of the W orld Trade ... ...air traffic con- trol, financial services, telephone systems, and computer networks. . . . Third, we will undertake a concerted effort to prevent the ... ...against it and the Taliban. 125 Bin Ladin relied on the established hawala networks operating in Pakistan, in Dubai, and throughout the Middle East to... ...ing paper, entitled “Strategy for Eliminating the Threat from the Jihadist Networks of al Qida: Status and Prospects,” reviewed the threat and the rec... ...ary to terrorists, work with a coalition to eliminate terrorist groups and networks, and avoid malice toward any peo- ple, religion, or culture. 41 Pr...

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