David Rothman

David Rothman, a writer in Alexandria, Va, is the founder of TeleRead, the oldest English-language site offering general e-book news and views. More

David Rothman (davidrothman@pobox.com), a writer in Alexandria, VA, has been writing on e-books and libraries since the early 1990s and founded TeleRead, the oldest English language site offering general e-book news and views. In his information stimulus essay in James Fallows� Atlantic blog, he told how the U.S. could cost-justify a national digital library system and other useful endeavors by using technology to divert resources from public and private bureaucracy.

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