The Fight for the Future: How People Defeated Hollywood and Saved the Internet
by Edward Lee
Publisher: thefightforthefuture.com 2013
Number of pages: 166
This book by Prof. Edward Lee provides a gripping, behind-the-scenes look at how people organized the largest Internet protest in history, plus the largest single-day demonstration on the streets of 27 countries of the European Union. The Internet helped people fight for their Internet freedoms -- and do the unthinkable in stopping powerful lobbyists, Hollywood, and the entertainment industry in their effort to clamp down on online piracy at all costs.
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