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Author Zittrain, Jonathan (Jonathan L.), 1969-

Title The future of the Internet and how to stop it / Jonathan Zittrain
Published New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 342 pages) : illustrations, digital, HTML and PDF files
Contents pt. I. The rise and stall of the generative Net -- 1. Battle of the boxes -- 2. Battle of the networks -- 3. Cybersecurity and the generative dilemma -- pt. II. After the stall -- 4. The generative pattern -- 5. Tethered appliances, software as service, and perfect enforcement -- 6. The lessons of Wikipedia -- pt. III. Solutions -- 7. Stopping the future of the Internet : stability on a generative Net -- 8. Strategies for a generative future -- 9. Meeting the risks of generativity : Privacy 2.0
Summary This extraordinary book explains the engine that has catapulted the Internet from backwater to ubiquityâ€"and reveals that it is sputtering precisely because of its runaway success. With the unwitting help of its users, the generative Internet is on a path
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-328) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Internet -- Security measures.
Internet -- Social aspects.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2007050361
ISBN 0141951818 (electronic bk.)
0300144733 (electronic bk.)
0300145349 (electronic bk.)
9780141951812 (electronic bk.)
9780300144734 (electronic bk.)
9780300145342 (electronic bk.)