Data Haven; Web Bug

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Fri Jun 23 10:27:47 UTC 2000

On Thu, 22 Jun 2000, Gareth Branwyn wrote:

> I believe the term "data haven" was coined by cyberpunk sci-fi author Bruce
> Sterling in his 1989 book _Islands in the Net_. This very prescient (but

No, Nexis has citations in the Economist from 1978 and 1981.

Fred Shapiro

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