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Netizens: On the History and Impact of Usenet and the Internet
Michael Hauben and Ronda Hauben

Michael Hauben, working in collaboration with Rhonda Hauben, examines the concept of "netzien," someone who contributes to the collective and cooperative character and functionality of the 'net. This extensive netbook looks at the history and development of Usenet and the Internet and speculates on the future implications of Net citizenship, concluding with a proposed draft Declaration of the Rights of Netizens.



hduggan said:

One thing about the power divide is that it is created from both sides at once--powerfulness is created by powerlessness is created by powerfulness. You can tear down the divide from either side by simply failing to assume the role. Not fighting it against, but seeing your way around it. Seeing your own power in the larger scheme of things. Seeing this place as a piece of your context, rather then the other way round.

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