The Wealth of Networks: How Social Production Transforms Markets and Freedom
by Yochai Benkler
Publisher: Yale University Press 2007
Number of pages: 527
In this thick academic book, Yale law professor Benkler offers a comprehensive catalog of flashpoints in the conflict between old and new information creators. An ambitious attempt to understand how the internet is changing society.
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