Do the luddites ever win?

Michael Lesk

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Advocates for traditional newspapers have recently been calling for a tax on Internet activities that would support paper-based journalism. Concerns about new technologies destroying the old aren't new, but do the "luddites" ever win?

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number5601495
Pages (from-to)79-82
Number of pages4
JournalIEEE Security and Privacy
Issue number5
StatePublished - Sep 2010

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Law


  • Internet tax
  • journalism
  • license fees
  • technology economics


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