Accession Number:

AD0650945

Title:

THE COMING COMPUTER UTILITY--LAISSEZ-FAIRE, LICENSING OR REGULATION,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1967-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

28.0

Abstract:

We are moving headlong into an era where information processing will be available the same way one buys his electricity. But the attributes that distinguish heterogeneous information from the homogeneous products distributed by the earlier utilities are so different that a fresh regulatory approach is needed for technological progress, safety, and the public interest. We may want to think of this as tomorrows problem. But tomorrow is here. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Computer Hardware
  • Computer Systems
  • Human Factors Engineering and Man Machine Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE