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Author: Lawrence Lessig
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : Version 2.0View all editions and formats
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"Code counters the common belief that cyberspace cannot be controlled or censored. To the contrary, under the influence of commerce, cyberspace is becoming a highly regulable world where behavior will be much more tightly controlled than in real space." -- Cover.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence Lessig
ISBN: 0465039146 9780465039142
OCLC Number: 77638613
Notes: Previously published: New York : Basic Books, c1999, under title: Code and other laws of cyberspace.
Description: xvii, 410 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Code is law ; Four puzzles from cyberspace --
pt. I. "Regulability." Is-ism: is the way it is the way it must be? ; Architectures of control ; Regulating code --
pt. II. Regulation by code. Cyberspaces ; What things regulate ; The limits of open code --
pt. III. Latent ambiguities. Translation ; Intellectual property ; Privacy ; Free speech ; Interlude --
pt. IV. Competing sovereigns. Sovereignty ; Competition among sovereigns ; The problems we face ; Responses ; What Declan doesn't get --
Appendix.
Responsibility: Lawrence Lessig.

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"Lawrence Lessig is a James Madison of our time, crafting the lineaments of a well-tempered cyberspace. This book is a primer of 'running code' for digital civilization. Like Madison, Lessig is a Read more...

 
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