1 Highway, Railway or Goat Track?
2 The Military Origins of the New Information Technologies
3 The Growing Corporate Empires
4 The Internet
5 The Dual Role of the State
6 Information Technology and the Global Economy
7 Inforoute Anxiety
Suggestion for Further Reading
"...thought-provoking...the critique they offer is unique because it is stridently left-wing...the authors are wonderfully self-conscious as the consider the place of technology in contemporary society."
Lost in Cyberspace? cuts through the hype to uncover the real challenges of the new communications technologies. Thoughtful and thought-provoking.
"The strengths of the book are that it covers the significant policy, economic, and cultural issues with an eye to both historical events and social concerns which have shaped and are shaping current thinking on these issues. As well, the authors are good at questioning the status quo, what we really know, and where we want to go."
"Insights abound in Lost in Cyberspace: Canada and the Information Revolution.
"Lost in Cyberspace? is most concerned with the need to bring Canadian public interest 'into play' in the communications revolution. The authors adbocate, among othe rmeasures, the prohibition of vertical integration in the communication industry."