Scrivener, Robert C.
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Today's economy and that of tomorrow possibly to be called the "electronic era." The telecommunications network that Canadians take for granted equal to the best in the world and used at a lesser cost than in any other country. How such a network came about and how it is used. The key points of the industry's telecommunications policy. The several parts of the industry. Why this network works. Electronic devices being developed and that will be developed. The use the network is intended to serve. What must be done in order that the network may do so. Rules of use and rules governing what is attached to the network. Use of the network as an extension of our use of speech. Rights and responsibilities of free speech. The issues of wire tapping and offensive usages. The three parties interested in any regulated enterprise. Attracting investors. A focus on building up. Setting out to compete and win.