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Author Guins, Raiford.

Title Edited clean version [electronic resource] : technology and the culture of control / Raiford Guins.

Published Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, ©2009.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xxv, 242 pages)
Series Books at JSTOR All Purchased
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-233) and index.
Contents Control -- Blocking -- Filtering -- Sanitizing -- Cleaning -- Patching.
Summary Not long ago it would have been an absurd idea to purchase a television, CD or MP3 or DVD player, computer software, or game console with the intention of limiting its capabilities. However, as Raiford Guins demonstrates in Edited Clean Version, today's media technology is marketed and sold for what it does not contain and what it will not deliver. TVs equipped with V-chips, Internet filters, editing DVD players, clean-version CDs and MP3s, and game consoles with parental control features can block out, monitor, disable, and filter information. As Guins argues in this provocative book, consumer.
Other author JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Mass media -- Censorship -- United States.
Television -- Censorship -- United States.
Motion pictures -- Censorship -- United States.
Internet -- Access control -- United States.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780816667833 (electronic bk.)
0816667837 (electronic bk.)
081664814X (hc : alk. paper)
9780816648146 (hc : alk. paper)
0816648158 (pb : alk. paper)
9780816648153 (pb : alk. paper)