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Coding Freedom: The Ethics and Aesthetics of Hacking

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Coding Freedom: The Ethics and Aesthetics of Hacking
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Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0691144613
ISBN-13: 9780691144610
Number of pages: 268

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Exploring the rise and political significance of the free and open source software (F/OSS) movement in the United States and Europe, Coding Freedom details the ethics behind hackers' devotion to F/OSS, the social codes that guide its production, and the political struggles through which hackers question the scope and direction of copyright and patent law.

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