April 1998

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Computer-Mediated Communication Magazine
ISSN 1076-027X / Volume 5, Number 4 / April 1, 1998


* ...And Another Look at the Look Back
Karin Geiselhart reviews Netizens: On the History and Impact of Usenet and the Internet by Michael Hauben and Ronda Hauben

* Thoughts on the Coalition of ISPs and the Usenet Blockade
Richard MacKinnon examines the The Usenet Death Penalty (UDP), a blockade or a siege meant to stem antisocial activities originating from the base camps of spammers. Primarily an economic attack, blockades have been used help meatspace governments align their priorities with their neighbors.

* The New Technoculture
Leslie Regan Shade reviews Zeros + Ones: Digital Women + The New Technoculture by Sadie Plant. Plant rejects one of the popular conceptions of the relationship of women towards computers as technophobic and cautious.

* Call for Articles: Book Review Special Issue
Kevin Hunt calls for book reviews for an upcoming special issue.

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