By Harold Joseph Laski
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However these benefits are limited to the extent that citizens do in fact use the Internet, which provides an incentive for governments to take steps to universalize access to the Internet and therefore to e-government services. Any electoral benefits are also offset from time to time by bad publicity over leT failures in the form of cost overruns and service delivery failures (OEeD 2003a: 16). Fourth, better means of surveillance and identity verification imply more effective police and security capabilities and therefore lower crime, disorder and terrorism than would otherwise be the case.
Digital semiconductors that process information in binary form: memory chips store data, microprocessors govern how data is processed, logic devices control transmission and interpretation of information. Optical and biochips. Software Programs, routines and symbolic languages that control functioning of computer hardware and direct operations via binary on-off switching of certain electronic impulses. System software such as operating systems; utilities; networking software; system management software for data storage and job scheduling; network management software to control computing infrastructure such as network performance; and security software such as firewalls.
Arguably the most important of these has been digitization, as this brings a common language for all forms of electronic media and thus convergence in the sense that the same media content can be distributed through all forms of media (Gorman and McLean 2003: 206). The growth of multi-channel and digital access platforms such as cable, satellite and digital terrestrial television has also provided consumers with an increasing choice of content by making possible a big increase in the number of television channels (Council of Europe 2000: 2; OECD 2001b: 119; Andersen 2002: 7, 80).
An Introduction to Politics by Harold Joseph Laski