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Technologies of Freedom

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$38.50 • £30.95 • €34.50

ISBN 9780674872332

Publication Date: 01/01/1984

Academic Trade

299 pages

Belknap Press

World

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How can we preserve free speech in an electronic age? In a masterly synthesis of history, law, and technology, Ithiel de Sola Pool analyzes the confrontation between the regulators of the new communications technology and the First Amendment.

Awards & Accolades

  • 1984 Gladys M. Kammerer Award, American Political Science Association
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