The Anarchist in the Library: How the Clash Between Freedom and Control Is Hacking the Real World and Crashing the System (Google eBook)

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Basic Books, May 11, 2005 - Computers - 273 pages
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The Anarchist in the Library is the first guide to one of the most important cultural and economic battlegrounds of our increasingly plugged-in world. Siva Vaidhyanathan draws the struggle for information that will determine much of the culture and politics of the twenty-first century: anarchy or oligarchy, total freedom vs. complete control. His acclaimed book explores topics from unauthorized fan edits of Star Wars to terrorist organizations’ reliance on “leaderless resistance,” from Napster to Total Information Awareness to flash mobs.
  

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Review: The Anarchist in the Library: How the Clash Between Freedom and Control Is Hacking the Real World and Crashing the System

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Insightful in a few places, but otherwise badly dated and tells the same tale as better writers have done since (and before). Read full review

Review: The Anarchist in the Library: How the Clash Between Freedom and Control Is Hacking the Real World and Crashing the System

User Review  - James Guillaume - Goodreads

The only book (I know of) that thoroughly explores the subject of infoanarchism. That being said, Vaidhyanathan is clearly more of a liberal than an anarchist. Read full review

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Contents

Public Noises
1
The Ideology of PeertoPeer
15
Hacking the Currency
25
The PeertoPeer Revolution and the Future of Music
41
A Work in Progress or the Final Edit?
65
Imagineering
81
Culture as Anarchy
97
The Perfect Library
115
The Anarchy and Oligarchy of Science and Math
131
The NationState Versus Networks
151
The Empire Strikes Back
167
Conclusion
185
Bibliography
221
Index
245
Copyright

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About the author (2005)

Siva Vaidhyanathan, a cultural historian and media scholar, is Director of Communication Studies and an Associate Professor in the Department of Culture and Communication at New York University. His research has been profiled on National Public Radio, CNN, International Herald-Tribune Television, and Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting. He lives in New York City.

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