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'''Luddite''' is a term referring to people who are opposed to [[technology|technological]] change. The term '''Luddite''' usually carries connotations of destroying new technology.  
 
'''Luddite''' is a term referring to people who are opposed to [[technology|technological]] change. The term '''Luddite''' usually carries connotations of destroying new technology.  
  
The term was first recorded in 1811, and was named after [[Ned Ludd]]. The Luddites were originally people who were opposed to the [[Industrial Revolution]] in 19th-century [[England]] and who sometimes resorted to violent protests.
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The term was first recorded in 1811, and was named after [[Ned Ludd]]. The Luddites were originally people opposed to the [[Industrial Revolution]] in 19th-century [[England]] and who sometimes resorted to violent protests.
  
 
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Revision as of 14:58, 16 May 2010

Luddite is a term referring to people who are opposed to technological change. The term Luddite usually carries connotations of destroying new technology.

The term was first recorded in 1811, and was named after Ned Ludd. The Luddites were originally people opposed to the Industrial Revolution in 19th-century England and who sometimes resorted to violent protests.