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And Other Laws of Cyberspace, Version 2.0

by Lawrence Lessig

Should cyberspace be regulated? How can it be done? It's a cherished belief of techies and net denizens everywhere that cyberspace is fundamentally impossible to regulate. Harvard Professor Lawrence Lessig warns that, if we're not careful we'll wake up one day to discover that the character of cyberspace has changed from under us. Cyberspace will n...
Publish Date
2006
December 4
Goodreads rating
3.94
ISBN
9780465039142
Tags
nonfictiontechnologylaw
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
Jun 21, 2009
This book gave me a whole new set of tools for thinking about the complex interplay between four forces: government laws and regulations, social norms, technology, and markets. Lessig makes a simple but profound case that you can't think of technical issues in isolation from their legal and cultural context.     source