Internet Babylon: Secrets, Scandals, and Shocks on the Information Superhighway

This book looks at the Internet from a sordid and entertaining perspective. The line between truth and fiction is blurred on the 'net, just as it is in Hollywood, and so are the scandals involving well-known movie and TV personalities, politicians, and the Internet's own brand of celebriti...

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Main Author: Holden, Greg
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Published: Berkeley, CA Apress 2004, 2004
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • One The Rich and (In)Famousi
  • 1 Family Values in Babylon
  • 2 Washed Up in Babylon
  • 3 The Babylon Enquirer
  • Two The Afterlife
  • 4 Unsolved Mysteries in Babylon
  • 5 Death in Babylon
  • 6 God in Babylon
  • Three Bad Boys and Naughty Girls
  • 7 Hackers and Other Internet Heroes
  • 8 Spam and Other E-Mail Follies in Babylon
  • 9 Low-Down, Dirty Scum in Babylon
  • 10 Flakes and Fanatics in Babylon
  • Four Big Brother Is Watching
  • 11 Political Intrigue in Babylon
  • 12 Scandals in Babylon
  • 13 Government Secrets in Babylon
  • Five Did You Hear the One About...?
  • 14 Tongue Lashings in Babylon
  • 15 Silliness, Fun, and Games in Babylon
  • 16 Gossip in Babylon
  • 17 Internet Legends, Myths, and Symbols
  • 18 Dressing Up Your Home Page—and Yourself
  • Six Big (and Not So Big) Business
  • 19 E-Commerce Comedies in Babylon
  • 20 But Is It Art?