Gary Hall on Thu, 27 Dec 2007 18:56:23 +0100 (CET)

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Re: <nettime> "Google distorts reality"

Jean-Noël Jeanneney provides one European critique and response to Google
in his 2007 book Google and the Myth of Universal Knowledge [A View From
Europe] (Chicago: Chicago University Press). However, it is a very
old-Europe response.


Geert Lovink wrote:

> Thanks, Florian, for your brilliant comments. I posted this snippet to
> nettime not because I agreed with it, but because I found it
> interesting, a Google criticism coming from the heart of continental
> Europe. What could that be other then the usual complaint after the
> Demise of the West (West here has to be read as the furthest West you
> can get from old Europe: California).

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