Tim Wu Quote
The breakup of Bell laid the foundation for every important communications revolution since the 1980s onward. There was no way of knowing that thirty years on we would have an Internet, handheld computers, and social networking, but it is hard to imagine their coming when they did, had the company that bured the answering machine remained intact.
The Master Switch: The Rise and Fall of Information Empires (ed. Vintage, 2010) - ISBN: 9780307594655