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Viral spiral : how the commoners built a digital republic of their own

Author: David Bollier
Publisher: New York : New Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A narrative history of the emergence of electronic "free culture" explains how strict intellectual property rights, hierarchies of credentialed experts, and other forms of centralized control are being challenged and reshaped by the world of digital media, in an account that includes coverage of such figures as hacker Richard Stallman and copyright scholar Lawrence Lessig.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bollier, David.
Viral spiral.
New York : New Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)665099986
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Bollier
ISBN: 1595583963 9781595583963
OCLC Number: 227016731
Description: viii, 344 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: pt. I. Harbingers of the sharing economy --
In the beginning was free software --
The discovery of the public domain --
When Larry Lessig met Eric Eldred --
pt. II. The rise of free culture --
Inventing the creative commons --
Navigating the great value shift --
Creators take charge --
The machine and the movement --
Free culture goes global --
The many faces of the commons --
pt. III. A viral spiral of new commons --
The new open business models --
Science as a commons --
Open education and learning --
Conclusion: The digital republic and the future of democratic culture.
Responsibility: David Bollier.
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A narrative history of the emergence of electronic "free culture" explains how strict intellectual property rights, hierarchies of credentialed experts, and other forms of centralized control are being challenged and reshaped by the world of digital media, in an account that includes coverage of such figures as hacker Richard Stallman and copyright scholar Lawrence Lessig.

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