[LINK] Fwd: Father of the e-book was all about freedom of informatio

Marghanita da Cruz marghanita at ramin.com.au
Wed Sep 14 09:33:15 AEST 2011

Thanks Tony,

This was a surprise to me:
> Project Gutenberg effectively began in 1971 when Hart, a student at the University of Illinois, was given an operator's account with a virtually unlimited amount of computer time at the university's materials research laboratory.
> ....
> For the next 20-odd years, Hart typed away in obscurity, stockpiling books on tapes, floppy disks, CD-ROMs and hard drives. By 1987 he had typed a total of 313 books.
> Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/national/obituaries/father-of-the-ebook-was-all-about-freedom-of-information-20110911-1k40n.html#ixzz1XsWrZIKC
correct url is:


Antony Barry wrote:
>> Michael Hart founder of Project Gutenburg has died.
>> http://www.smh.com.au/national/-1k40n.html
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>> Sent from my iPad
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