In the history of broadcasting we see “disruptive technologies.”
This explosion threatens the status quo.
And those threatened react.
Their reaction is to take a culture that has been unlocked by technological change and to re-lock it .
Each disruptive technology sparks an explosion of democratic participation.
1996 Telecommunications Act They re-lock it using media policy 1998 Digital Millennium Copyright Act 2006 Advanced Telecommunications and Opportunity Reform Act History was set to repeat itself as powerful interests got behind policies to re-lock “social media” … but they didn’t expect one thing.