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by Lessig, Lawrence; Lessig, Lawrence.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Basic Books, c2006Edition: [2nd ed.].Description: xvii, 410 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0465039146; 9780465039142.Subject(s): Information superhighway -- Law and legislation | Computers -- Law and legislation | Electronic commerce -- Law and legislation | Freedom of information | Privacy, Right ofOnline Resources: Contributor biographical information | Publisher description
Contents:
Code is law ; Four puzzles from cyberspace -- pt. I. "Regulability." Is-ism: is the way it is the way it must be? ; Architectures of control ; Regulating code -- pt. II. Regulation by code. Cyberspaces ; What things regulate ; The limits of open code -- pt. III. Latent ambiguities. Translation ; Intellectual property ; Privacy ; Free speech ; Interlude -- pt. IV. Competing sovereigns. Sovereignty ; Competition among sovereigns ; The problems we face ; Responses ; What Declan doesn't get -- Appendix.
Summary: "[This book] counters the common belief that cyberspace cannot be controlled or censored. To the contrary, under the influence of commerce, cyberspace is becoming a highly regulable world where behavior will be much more tightly controlled than in real space"--Cover. List(s) this item appears in: Top US Colleges - Required Readings
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"Version 2.0".

First ed. published under title: Code and other laws of cyberspace (New York : Basic Books, c1999)

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Code is law ; Four puzzles from cyberspace -- pt. I. "Regulability." Is-ism: is the way it is the way it must be? ; Architectures of control ; Regulating code -- pt. II. Regulation by code. Cyberspaces ; What things regulate ; The limits of open code -- pt. III. Latent ambiguities. Translation ; Intellectual property ; Privacy ; Free speech ; Interlude -- pt. IV. Competing sovereigns. Sovereignty ; Competition among sovereigns ; The problems we face ; Responses ; What Declan doesn't get -- Appendix.

"[This book] counters the common belief that cyberspace cannot be controlled or censored. To the contrary, under the influence of commerce, cyberspace is becoming a highly regulable world where behavior will be much more tightly controlled than in real space"--Cover.

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