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8. Living Itself Becomes Business


From Candid Camera, to America's Funniest Home Videos, to CUSee-Me; Privacy becoming a Memory with our recorded generation.

Possibilities of being colonized by the machine instead of colonizing the network. In order to communicate with each other and to do business on the net we have to adopt the language and protocols of the machine.

Living among icons and outside of time zones, office walls, and home page language.

On the ownership of Thought Paths: Cognirights as our rights to our own thoughts and digitized representations of ourselves in public and in private.

What do you have to hide? Be everywhere all the time, from the banks to the donut store to the Post Office.

Anonymity: the new frontier.


Nine Maxims for Doing Business on the Global Internet


ComMunic: Forum Electronic Publishing,
November 7 - 8, 1995, Wiesbaden, Germany.

Copyright © Laura Fillmore, Open Book Systems (OBS), 1995. All rights reserved.