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Re: The Web in the news

From: Anne Pemberton <apembert@erols.com>
Date: Sun, 26 Aug 2001 18:16:29 -0400
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To: "Charles F. Munat" <chas@munat.com>, "WAI Guidelines WG" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>

         It was interesting. But is there a tie back to the guidelines and 
checkpoint issues?

         On the matter of whether the commercialism of the web is waxing or 
waning, what will be will be. I was once a strong proponent for 
anti-commercialism on the Internet, but it all folded with the Web. 
Personally, if I need to get away from commercials, I look just to the 
right of my screen out the window into a view of the garden through the 
pussy willow and the apple tree. I'd rather keep my "real" view uncluttered 
than to be bothered with defacing others' property.


At 02:28 PM 8/26/01 -0700, Charles F. Munat wrote:
>Members of this list curious about the use of graphic design on the Web
>might find this article of interest:
>Visual attack:
>In this article he mentions AdBusters:
>AdBusters is a fascinating look at the effects of graphic media on humans
>and the part graphic design plays in creating a consumer (mono)culture.
>Solomon has also covered the shifting emphasis of the Web toward
>commercialism and its potential effect on democracy. See:
>The ravaging of cyberspace:
>Hope you find these interesting.
>Chas. Munat

Anne Pemberton

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