The Wealth of Networks: How Social Production Transforms Markets and Freedom
by Yochai Benkler
Publisher: Yale University Press 2007
Number of pages: 527
In this thick academic book, Yale law professor Benkler offers a comprehensive catalog of flashpoints in the conflict between old and new information creators. An ambitious attempt to understand how the internet is changing society.
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by Daniel J. Solove - Yale University Press
A fascinating account of how the Internet is transforming gossip and our ability to protect our own reputations. The author shows that the unconstrained flow of information on the Internet may impede opportunities for self-development and freedom.
by Edward Lee - thefightforthefuture.com
This book by Prof. Edward Lee provides a gripping, behind-the-scenes look at how people organized the largest Internet protest in history, plus the largest single-day demonstration on the streets of 27 countries of the European Union.
by James Boyle - Yale University Press
In this book the author describes the range wars of the information age - today's heated battles over intellectual property. He argues that every informed citizen needs to know at least something about intellectual property law.
by Jonathan Band, Masanobu Katoh - The MIT Press
This book -- a follow-up to Band and Katoh's successful 1995 book Interfaces on Trial -- examines the debates surrounding the use of copyright law to prevent competition and interoperability in the global software industry in the last fifteen years.