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Code, Lawrence Lessig, (electronic resource)

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Code
Title
Code
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Lawrence Lessig
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Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Code 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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PUL
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Lessig, Lawrence
LC call number
K564.C6
LC item number
L47 2006
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  • Information superhighway
  • Computers
  • Electronic commerce
  • Freedom of information
  • Privacy, Right of
  • Cyberespace
  • Autoroutes électroniques
  • Ordinateurs
  • Commerce électronique
  • Liberté d'information
  • Droit à la vie privée
  • Computers
  • Electronic commerce
  • Freedom of information
  • Information superhighway
  • Privacy, Right of
  • Internet
  • Regulering
  • Juridische aspecten
Summary expansion
Theres a common belief that cyberspace cannot be regulated-that it is, in its very essence, immune from the governments (or anyone elses) control.Code, first published in 2000, argues that this belief is wrong. It is not in the nature of cyberspace to be unregulable; cyberspace has no nature. It only has code-the software and hardware that make cyberspace what it is. That code can create a place of freedom-as the original architecture of the Net did-or a place of oppressive control. Under the influence of commerce, cyberspace is becoming a highly regulable space, where behavior is much more tightly controlled than in real space. But thats not inevitable either. We can-we must-choose what kind of cyberspace we want and what freedoms we will guarantee. These choices are all about architecture: about what kind of code will govern cyberspace, and who will control it. In this realm, code is the most significant form of law, and it is up to lawyers, policymakers, and especially citizens to decide what values that code embodies. Since its original publication, this seminal book has earned the status of a minor classic. This second edition, or Version 2.0, has been prepared through the authors wiki, a web site that allows readers to edit the text, making this the first reader-edited revision of a popular book
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Code, Lawrence Lessig, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Note
Previously published: New York : Basic Books, ©1999, under title: Code and other laws of cyberspace
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000654958
Dimensions
24 cm
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unknown
Edition
Version 2.0.
Extent
xvii, 410 pages
Isbn
9780465039142
Lccn
2007310381
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0000654958
Label
Code, Lawrence Lessig, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Previously published: New York : Basic Books, ©1999, under title: Code and other laws of cyberspace
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000654958
Dimensions
24 cm
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Version 2.0.
Extent
xvii, 410 pages
Isbn
9780465039142
Lccn
2007310381
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0000654958

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