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Selected Essays on Technology, Creativity, Copyright and the Future of the Future

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Content by Cory Doctorow

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Hailed by Bruce Sterling as "a political activist, gizmo freak, junk collector, programmer, entrepreneur, and all-around Renaissance geek," the Internet's favorite high-tech culture maven is celebrated with the first collection of his infamous articles, essays, and polemics. Irreverently championing free speech and universal access to information--even if it's just a free download of the newest Britney Spears MP3--he leads off with a mutinous talk given at Microsoft on digital rights management, insisting that they stop treating their customers as criminals. Readers will discover how America chose Happy Meal toys over copyright, why Facebook is taking a faceplant, how the Internet is basically just a giant Xerox machine, why Wikipedia is a poor cousin of The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy , and how to enjoy free e-books. Practicing what he preaches, all of the author's books, including this one, are simultaneously released in print and on the Internet under Creative Commons licenses that encourage their reuse and sharing. He argues persuasively that this practice has considerably increased his sales by enlisting readers to promote his work. Accessible to geeks and nontechies alike, this is a timely collection from an author who effortlessly surfs the zeitgeist while always generating his own wave.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781892391810
ISBN-10: 1892391813
Format: Paperback
(203mm x 127mm x 17mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Tachyon Publications
Publisher: Tachyon Publications
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Cory Doctorow

Cory Doctorow is a science-fiction novelist, blogger, and technology activist whom" Entertainment Weekly" called "the William Gibson of his generation." He is the author of the best-sellers "Little Brothe"r, Makers, Pirate Cinema, and "Homeland" and the co-editor of the popular weblog "Boing Boing." Doctorow is a contributor to the "New York Times," "Publishers Weekly," "Wired," "Locus," and many other newspapers, magazines, and websites. He was the director of European Affairs for the Electronic Frontier Foundation, a nonprofit civil liberties group that defends freedom in technology law, policy standards, and treaties.

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