The Anarchist in the Library: How the Clash Between Freedom and Control Is Hacking the Real World and Crashing the System
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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A Critical Message Lost in the Haze I had a graduate school professor who used to talk about his fog index. This professor of Communications Theory believed, as do I, that writers and teachers who ... Read full review
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Should be required reading for all librarians. Great for anybody who's interested in intellectual property as a concept and whether it's valid. Read full review
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