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- An article on "child safety on the digital
- A paper on the evolution of community
networking, presented at the Free Speech and Privacy in the Information
Age symposium - Waterloo, Canada, 1994.
- An article on the metaphors of the
information infrastructure, and the communities using that "information
- A WIRED article on wiring Japan.
- Short eulogies (by Vint Cerf and Dave Farber) to
Jon Postel, the principal engineer of Internet protocol verification
and the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority. Jon died, on the eve
of big changes to the Internet Domain Naming System's administration,
in Oct. 1998.
- Analysis of the notion of "protecting" the Internet.
- One description of what it means to be a "Netizen."
- Understanding what it takes to make
and maintain contacts on the Internet.
- Suggestions for building the on-line community.
- Sex, gender, and relationships in cyberspace.
- A description of the manner in which the PLATO
system of the '60s created a computer-based community.
- Questions about the future of Prodigy.
- One writer's experience in a virtual community.
- Telluride's Infozone conference.
- Exploring the concept of "individual culture"
within the notion of a "mediated society."
- The WELL, and its association with the term
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Related On-Site Resources
- Link to directory of basic & introductory information about
the Net and online interaction, including netiquette classics like
"Emily Postnews". Learn the ropes here!
Links to Related Off-Site Resources
Internet Engineering Task Force
- "Responsible Use of the Net" Working Group
"Why the Internet is Good: Community Governance that Works
- by Joseph Reagle
Thesis: Mechanisms of Internet governance have resolved most
Internet technical and social problems well. Not only should real
world governments tread lightly upon the Net, but they might learn
something from it.