Pirates of the Digital Millennium: How the Intellectual by John Gantz, Jack B. Rochester

By John Gantz, Jack B. Rochester

Electronic piracy. It's an international warfare -- and it's simply started. Pirates of the electronic Millennium chronicles that battle. it all: media conglomerates vs. children, tech businesses vs. content material prone, artists scuffling with artists, international locations vs. countries, legislation enforcement vs. prepared crime. John Gantz and Jack Rochester disguise each part and the entire implications. Economics. legislation. Ethics. tradition. The avid gamers. And mainly, the realities -- together with the specific new findings of a 57-country electronic piracy examine undertaking. The media universe is shaking to its very foundations. This ebook is helping you are making feel of what's taking place -- and what's subsequent.

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S. Economy and on Competitiveness" (1993), this study stated that $321 billion dollars in new growth could be expected over the next 16 years from the I-Way. (33) "Economic growth in the United States would be greatly accelerated by increased private sectors' investment into broadband communications. S. S. productivity growth over the next 16 years—about the time currently needed for two cycles of investment in new telecommunication infrastructure. S. " Bear Stearns, the brokerage house, was also quite bullish on the future of the Information Highway.

And this rhetoric was also repeated by the phone company. For example, Alfred C. Koepee, Vice President of New Jersey Bell, said the plan was New Jersey's future, building new networks to create jobs. (78) "You have a choice as a regulator. You can move into the future, or you can put through a 10-cent reduction in somebody's bill. " According to an article by Rick Linsk titled "All the Right Connections, — New Jersey Bell and the Wiring of a Regulatory Bonanza", from The New Jersey Reporter, the entire series of events that led up to the passage of Opportunity New Jersey by the state legislature and endorsed by the state utility commission, was one of the most masterful lobbying jobs in the state's history.

It also is a "transactional" service, meaning that the customer can order a product or service. The Bottom Line - The I-Way Wiring Plan The foundation of the Info Highway was its wiring plan: to upgrade the existing, mainly copper wiring and reciprocal network switches to glass fiber wire. This would be ubiquitous throughout America, connecting every home, and every health facility, school, business, etc. Today, almost all households in America still use copper wires. Interim wiring strategies can also be used, such as using both "coaxial cable", which is the wiring most common in cable systems, or enhanced copper wire (using smarter technology over the same current telephone wiring, such as ISDN, or ADSL).

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