The Technology Itself Has No Intrinsic Moral Component

From today’s Washington Post, “Tales from the Cellphone Tour,” an informative and entertaining Business Section article about  Cyriac Roeding, a mobile technology expert who traveled the world to see how people in other cultures use their cell phones:

In South Africa, personal-injury lawyers have an infomercial television show that tells viewers to text the show and within 48 hours a lawyer will call.

Texting is big worldwide. And some poorer countries may never develop landline technology, jumping right into the mobile technology.

 

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