Wired Shut (Google eBook)

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MIT Press
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SU Law (Barclay 2): K1447.15 .G55 2007

Review: Wired Shut: Copyright and the Shape of Digital Culture

User Review  - Cara - Goodreads

Gillespie brings up some interesting points, such as how copyright owners gain political leverage by keeping their code secret, and he makes some good analogies. However, I felt like the his writing style got bogged down by long-winded political and technical descriptions. Read full review

Contents

1 The Technological Fix
1
2 The Copyright Balance and the Weight of DRM
21
3 The Speed Bump
65
4 A Heroic Tale of Devilish Piracy and Glorious Progress by Jack Valenti
105
5 Why SDMI Failed
137
Locks Licenses and Laws
167
7 Raising the Broadcast Flag
193
8 Effective Frustration
223
9 The Cultural Implications of Encryption
247
Notes
283
References
345
About the Author
381
Index
383
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