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The future of the Internet : and how to stop it

Author: Jonathan Zittrain
Publisher: London : Allen Lane, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Book   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Jonathan Zittrain argues that the Internet is on a path towards ruin. He argues that the Internet is losing 'generativity', the capacity to welcome unfiltered contributions from anyone, and offers a way for us to save this generative Internet.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Zittrain
ISBN: 9781846140143 1846140145 9780300124873 0300124872
OCLC Number: 183149050
Description: vi, 342 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Jonathan Zittrain.

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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.  Read more...

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"This book is fundamental. It will define the debate about the future of the Internet, long after we haven't stopped it. Absolutely required reading." Lawrence Lessig, Professor, Stanford Law School, Read more...

 
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