Digital Freedom: How Much Can You Handle?
Rowman & Littlefield, 2008 - 265 páginas
In Digital Freedom, N. D. Batra explores the tension between the boundlessness of the Internet and the boundaries of the marketplace, as well as the resulting impact on human expression, privacy, and social controls. Digital Freedom is an exploration of and meditation on the question: How much freedom does a person need? The question evokes Tolstoy's parable, 'How much land does a man need?' Is freedom an acquired taste, much like one's love for symphony orchestra? Or, is it a necessity? After all, civilizations in the past have produced monumental works in all fields of human endeavor without as much obsession with individual freedom as we have today. Digital Freedom explores these issues_including surveillance, intellectual property, and copyright_from the perspective of an evolutionary, self-organizing social system. This system both creates and assimilates innovations and, in the process, undergoes reorganization and renewal.
Comentarios de la gente - Escribir un comentario
No encontramos ningún comentario en los lugares habituales.
Scanning Digital Horizons
Changing View of Privacy
Surveillance in Cyberspace
Derechos de autor
Otras 6 secciones no mostradas
Otras ediciones - Ver todas
accessed activities allowed Amendment American anonymous authorities balance become cause Center civil collected communication constitutional copy core corporations countries create creativity crime criminal culture cyberspace databases developed e-mail emerging encryption example expression fair fear federal Fourth free speech freedom gather give global House human ideas important individual intellectual interest Internet issue Justice keep limited lives March marketplace material means ment mind networked obscenity person police political possible Press prevent problem programs protection published question reasonable records ruled sexual sharing social society space standards surveillance telephone tion trust truth U.S. Supreme Court United University users values York