Edited Clean Version: Technology and the Culture of Control by Raiford Guins PDF

By Raiford Guins

modern-day media expertise is advertised and offered for what it doesn't include and what it's going to now not bring. TVs built with V-chips, net filters, modifying DVD avid gamers, clean-version CDs and MP3s, and online game consoles with parental keep an eye on gains can block out, computer screen, disable, and clear out info. As Guins argues during this provocative e-book, shoppers now locate themselves in new relationships with their daily media within which they inscribe their viewing, listening, and taking part in reviews with self-prescribed and technologically enabled values and morals. Censorial practices aren't a lot enacted on media by way of regulatory our bodies this present day as they're in our media technology.

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