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Information Flows

Ernie Miller of The Importance of . . . with a long, interesting post about analytic tools for the information age.

A quibble, because I agree with almost all of Ernie’s observation: Is regulating “information” flow really the endpoint of copyright, and telecom, and the First Amendment? Or is regulating information flow really an indirect way of regulating people flow?

2 thoughts on “Information Flows”

  1. What we label “information” is a set of structures for mediating how people relate to one another, in a wide variety of contexts. To control information (or to free information) is to limit or to enable different forms of social interaction.

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