Persuasion and Privacy in Cyberspace: The Online Protests over Lotus Marketplace and the Clipper Chip

Persuasion and Privacy in Cyberspace: The Online Protests over Lotus Marketplace and the Clipper Chip

by Laura J. Gurak
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300078641

ISBN-13: 9780300078640

Pub. Date: 02/28/1999

Publisher: Yale University Press

This fascinating book examines two examples of social action on the Internet-the organized protests against Lotus MarketPlace and the Clipper chip--in order to evaluate the impact of the net on our social and political life.  See more details below

Overview

This fascinating book examines two examples of social action on the Internet-the organized protests against Lotus MarketPlace and the Clipper chip--in order to evaluate the impact of the net on our social and political life.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300078640
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
02/28/1999
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.46(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
1Introduction: Persuasion, Community, and Cyberspace1
2The Case of Lotus MarketPlace19
3The Case of the Clipper Chip32
4Exigence in Cyberspace44
5Structures of Online Communication66
6Ethos, Flaming, and Inaccuracy84
7Gender in Cyberspace104
8Big Brother the Corporation and Big Brother the Government114
9Epilogue: Privacy, Persuasion, and Communities of the Virtual Future130
AppWorking and Researching on the Internet137
Notes147
Glossary161
References165
Index175

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