MULTITUDE OF BLOGS None of the PDFs are my own productions. I've collected them from web (e-mule, avax, libreremo, socialist bros, cross-x, gigapedia..) What I did was thematizing. This blog's project is to create an e-library for a Heideggerian philosophy and Bourdieuan sociology Φ market-created inequalities must be overthrown in order to close knowledge gap. this is an uprising, do ya punk?

Saturday, December 8, 2007

wake up, libraries are under attack

here is the news (I am disgusted)

Libraries to be 'new channel' for direct marketing

Richard Lea
Monday November 5, 2007
Guardian Unlimited

A scheme to put thousands of advertisements into library books will find borrowers taking home a little more than they had bargained for.

Up to 500,000 inserts a month are due to be handed out by libraries in Essex, Somerset, Bromley, Leeds and Southend.

The plan is being run by the direct marketing company Howse Jackson, whose business development director Mark Jackson said the company was "very proud" of what he described as "a brand new channel" for direct marketing.

damn you "the very proud" I don't want to see Microsoft ad when reading Question Concerning Technology

full article

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Ugh, that's awful. I haven't yet seen that here in the States but I'm sure it's on its merry way.

Very fine site, btw. Thank you for your work.