Peers, Pirates, and Persuasion: Rhetoric in the Peer-to-Peer Debates
by John Logie
Publisher: Parlor Press 2006
Number of pages: 173
The book investigates the role of rhetoric in shaping public perceptions about a novel technology: peer-to-peer file-sharing networks. While broadband Internet services now allow speedy transfers of complex media files, Americans face real uncertainty about whether peer-to-peer file sharing is or should be legal.
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