Policing electronic information: threats to freedom of expression.

Atton, Chris (1995) Policing electronic information: threats to freedom of expression. New Library World, 96 (1122). pp. 5-9. ISSN 0307 4803

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Considers two limits on freedom of expression in electronic
media: the regulation of the Internet and electronic
copyright. Examines these in two case studies, one on the
status of anarchist publishing on the Internet, the other on
the use of sampling in the creation of new recordings.
Notes that these limits have been applied most effectively
to small, alternative creators and publishers and result
from narrow views of electronic media. Recommends that
librarians address the use of electronic media in the light of
freedom of expression, rather than in commercial and legal terms.

Item Type: Article
Print ISSN: 0307 4803
Electronic ISSN: 1758 6909
Uncontrolled Keywords: Control; electronic publishing; internet; sampling;
University Divisions/Research Centres: Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Creative Industries > School of Arts & Creative Industries
Dewey Decimal Subjects: 000 Computer science, information & general works > 020 Library & information sciences
000 Computer science, information & general works > 070 News media, journalism & publishing
Library of Congress Subjects: Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z665 Library Science. Information Science
Item ID: 3649
Depositing User: Professor Chris Atton
Date Deposited: 02 Mar 2010 14:57
Last Modified: 10 Oct 2013 13:55

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