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Re: <nettime> Internet in Cambodian village
McKenzie Wark on 9 Aug 2000 00:58:18 -0000


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Re: <nettime> Internet in Cambodian village




If a network comes to a Cambodian village, and the New York Times is not
there to cover it, does it make a sound? 

One of the ironies of the internet's supposedly decentralising effects is
how much the metropolian media shapes perceptions of decentralisation
itself. 

many thanks to Andrew for the memory... 

k


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"We no longer have roots, we have aerials."
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 -- McKenzie Wark 

On Tue, 8 Aug 2000, andrew garton [c2o] wrote:

> >From the net-archives:
> 
> A email and conferencing network hub was up and running in Cambodia as
> early as 1994. There were no press releases, no international
> spokespersons, no newspapers, no television. 
> 

<.....>





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