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The future of the Internet and how to stop it

Author: Jonathan Zittrain
Publisher: London : Penguin Books, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the dangers the internet faces if it fails to balance ever more tightly controlled technologies with the flow of innovation that has generated so much progress in the field of technology.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Zittrain
ISBN: 9780141031590 014103159X
OCLC Number: 690105352
Description: vi, 342 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: pt. I. The rise and stall of the generative Net --
1. Battle of the boxes --
2. Battle of the networks --
3. Cybersecurity and the generative dilemma --
pt. II. After the stall --
4. The generative pattern --
5. Tethered appliances, software as service, and perfect enforcement --
6. The lessons of Wikipedia --
pt. III. Solutions --
7. Stopping the future of the Internet : stability on a generative Net --
8. Strategies for a generative future --
9. Meeting the risks of generativity : Privacy 2.0.
Responsibility: Jonathan Zittrain.
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'A superb and alarming discussion, from one of the most astute and forward-looking analysts of the Internet. Zittrain explains how the glorious promise of the Internet might not be realized - and Read more...

 
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