Internet community or industry?
Fri, 30 Aug 1996 13:19:08 +1000
>Roger.Clarke@anu.edu.au (Roger Clarke) wrote:
>> Subject: Re: It's not dead yet...
>> Candidate for .sig quote of the week:
>> "The Internet is a community first and an industry second"
>> (with apologies for mild bastardisation of something in Karl Auer's Press
Robin Whittle replied (inter alia):
>However that does not mean that we should be talking up the idea of
>an "Internet community".
>There is no "Telephone community" - although there arguably may have
>been one when the adoption rates were only a few percent.
>Maybe there was an "Internet community" three or more years ago ...
Alright, then; how about:
"The Internet is communities first and an industry second"
"The Internet is community first and industry second"
Ah the perils of aphorisms ...
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