The Spam Book: On Viruses, Porn, and Other Anomalies from the Dark Side of Digital Culture (The Hampton Press Communication Series: Communication Alternatives)


The Spam Book: On Viruses, Porn, and Other Anomalies from the Dark Side of Digital Culture (The Hampton Press Communication Series: Communication Alternatives)

For those of us increasingly reliant on email networks in our everyday social interactions, spam can be a pain; it can annoy; it can deceive; it can overlaod. Yet spam can also entertain and perplex us. This book is an aberration into the dark side of network culture. Instead of regurgitating stories of technological progress or over celebrating creative social media on the internet, it filters contemporary culture through its anomalies.