The Anarchist in the Library

The Anarchist in the Library

How the Clash Between Freedom and Control Is Hacking the Real World and Crashing the System

The Anarchist in the Library is the first guide to one of the most important cultural and economic battlegrounds of our increasingly plugged-in world. Siva Vaidhyanathan draws the struggle for information that will determine much of the culture and politics of the twenty-first century: anarchy or oligarchy, total freedom vs. complete control. His acclaimed book explores topics from unauthorized fan edits of Star Wars to terrorist organizations' reliance on “leaderless resistance,” from Napster to Total Information Awareness to flash mobs.
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Genre: Nonfiction / Technology & Engineering

On Sale: May 11th 2005

Price: $11.99

Page Count: 320

ISBN-13: 9780786722266

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