The anarchist in the library : how the clash between freedom and control is hacking the real world and crashing the system / Siva Vaidhyanathan

Author(s): Vaidhyanathan, Siva
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Subjects: Information technology--Social aspects
Information technology--Political aspects
Internet--Social aspects
Internet--Political aspects
Information society
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Basic Books, c2004
LC Classification: T
Physical Description: xvii, 253 p. ; 25 cm
Notes: LCCN: 2003026089
ISBN: 0465089844
Includes bibliographical references (p. [221]-243) and index
Contents: Public noises -- The ideology of peer-to-peer -- Hacking the currency : cybercynicism and cyberanarchy -- The peer-to-peer revolution and the future of music -- A work in progress or the final edit? -- Imagineering : to control the culture is to control the future -- Culture as anarchy -- The perfect library -- The anarchy and oligarchy of science and math -- The nation state vs. networks -- The empire strikes back -- Conclusion : the heartbreak of oligarchy and anarchy
OCLC Number: 53901452
ISBN/ISSN: 0465089844