Technologies of Freedom

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Harvard University Press, Jun 30, 2009 - Political Science - 311 pages
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Annotation In a masterly synthesis of history, law, and technology, Pool analyzes the confrontation between the regulators of the new communications technology and the First Amendment. (Technology).
 

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Pool examines the impact of communications technology on civil rights and the rights protected by the First Amendment. He argues that restrictive government regulation is not inevitable. Briefs many court cases, and supplies a detailed Index. Read full review

Contents

1 A Shadow Darkens
1
2 Printing and the Evolution of a Free Press
11
3 Electronics Takes Command
23
4 The First Amendment and Print Media
55
5 Carriers and the First Amendment
75
6 Broadcasting and the First Amendment
108
7 Cable Television and the End of Scarcity
151
8 Electronic Publishing
189
9 Policies for Freedom
226
Notes
253
Index
293
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