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THE FUTURE OF IDEAS: The Fate of the Commons in a Connected World

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

The fate of free expression in cyberspace hangs in the balance, avers Lessig (Law/Stanford Univ.; Code: and Other Laws of Cyberspace, not reviewed), who offers practical advice to save it.From his opening rally—"The forces that the original Internet threatened to transform are well on their way to transforming the Internet"—Lessig offers a timely polemic against the sterilization of cyberspace ... Read full review

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Review: The Future of Ideas: The Fate of the Commons in a Connected World

User Review  - Felix Dacumos - Goodreads

After watching an interview of Lawrence Lessig back on the old TechTV channel, I was fascinated by his views on copyright and the public domain. I immediately researched him on the internet and walked ... Read full review

Review: The Future of Ideas: The Fate of the Commons in a Connected World

User Review  - Dave Peticolas - Goodreads

Lessig explores the benefits that the open architecture of the Internet has brought to innovation and creativity. He then turns to the reaction against this architecture by the entrenched stakeholders ... Read full review

Review: The Future of Ideas: The Fate of the Commons in a Connected World

User Review  - Goodreads

Lessig explores the benefits that the open architecture of the Internet has brought to innovation and creativity. He then turns to the reaction against this architecture by the entrenched stakeholders ... Read full review

Review: The Future of Ideas: The Fate of the Commons in a Connected World

User Review  - Devi - Goodreads

An interesting read. Read full review

Review: The Future of Ideas: The Fate of the Commons in a Connected World

User Review  - Pete - Goodreads

Fascinating examination of what makes the internet tick, in terms of innovation, and what kinds of things could stop that innovation. He sets forth the idea that there are three layers in the internet ... Read full review

Review: The Future of Ideas: The Fate of the Commons in a Connected World

User Review  - Goodreads

Dense but interesting. Lessig's ideas are still valid but I think he greatly underestimated how much people will be drawn to quality ideas. Even though Microsoft and AOL-TW had every competitive ... Read full review

Review: The Future of Ideas: The Fate of the Commons in a Connected World

User Review  - Steve - Goodreads

Dense but interesting. Lessig's ideas are still valid but I think he greatly underestimated how much people will be drawn to quality ideas. Even though Microsoft and AOL-TW had every competitive ... Read full review

Review: The Future of Ideas: The Fate of the Commons in a Connected World

User Review  - Goodreads

The Future of Ideas, by John Lessig. An eye-opener, and makes me even more opposed to the further cementing of Disney's iconic copyrights. Read full review

Review: The Future of Ideas: The Fate of the Commons in a Connected World

User Review  - Hunter Johnson - Goodreads

The Future of Ideas, by John Lessig. An eye-opener, and makes me even more opposed to the further cementing of Disney's iconic copyrights. Read full review

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