Computer-Mediated Communication Magazine /
Volume 1, Number 5 / September 1, 1994 / Page 14
From the Nets...
You won't see anything new before the November election on
U.S. Senator Edward Kennedy's home page,
because of a
Senate Rules Committee
freeze on candidates'
electronic communications from government-sponsored sites. Any
candidate, however, can provide information during the freeze from
a separately-funded information system.
On the August 1st installment of
NBC's talk show, "Late Night," host Conan O'Brien
and his sidekick Andy Richter "logged" into the Internet
in a skit (using props, not an actual connection)...
Conan's repeated attempts to access something useful brought only
Beavis and Butthead
information and endless listings of
... Conan is reportedly aware of his fans' Internet activity, but he
didn't "access" the
Conan O'Brien FAQ in the skit
all future commercial licensing rights for
Amdahl also holds licensing rights
Access environment is a licensed and enhanced version of Mosaic)
A group of volunteers coordinated
by Matthew Mitchell of the
Delaware Valley Association of Railroad Passengers, put
Amtrak schedules online ...
another example of Net-literate individuals with a passion for
a subject doing what an "official" organization is either
too clueless or unwilling to do
Benjamin D. Suarez v. Brock N. Meeks
The Brock Meeks Defense Fund)... Meeks paid
$64 and must give Suarez 48 hours notice before writing about
him or his company or face a $10,000 fine. Meeks can reply
to direct questions without restriction
International World Wide Web (WWW) Conference '94: Mosaic and the Web
will take place in Chicago in October...
the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, the
Open Software Foundation's
the National Science Foundation,
European Laboratory for Particle Physics
Web-fest will bring people from academia, government, and business as well
as the curious together to learn about and discuss the revolution in
communication fostered by the Web.
You can see
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