Popular conceptions of the ‘information society’ are useful in conveying the social significance of the revolution in information and communication technologies (ICTs). Nevertheless, the idea of an information society fails to provide insights about the role of ICTs in society, and can be misleading in focusing attention on too limited a view of information (Dutton 1999: 3–14).
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Dutton, W.H., Elberse, A., Hong, T., Matei, S. (2001). ‘Beepless in America’: The Social Impact of the Galaxy IV Pager Blackout. In: Lax, S. (eds) Access Denied in the Information Age. Palgrave Macmillan, London. https://doi.org/10.1057/9780333985465_2
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