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Information Doesn't Want to Be Free

Laws for the Internet Age

by Cory Doctorow Author · Amanda Palmer Author of introduction, etc.


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In sharply argued, fast-moving chapters, Cory Doctorow's Information Doesn't Want to Be Free takes on the state of copyright and creative success in the digital age. Can small artists still thrive in the Internet era? Can giant record labels avoid alienating their audiences? This is a book about the pitfalls and the opportunities that creative industries (and individuals) are confronting today. An essential read for anyone with a stake in the future of the arts, Information Doesn't Want to Be Free offers a vivid guide to the ways creativity and the Internet interact today, and to what might be coming next.

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Blackstone Publishing
Cory Doctorow
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Neil Gaiman (Author of introduction, etc.)

Neil Gaiman is the author of several #1 New York Times bestsellers, including Norse Mythogy, The Ocean at the End of the Lane, and Anansi Boys, and others, as well as the Sandman series of graphic novels. His fiction has received Newbery, Carnegie...

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Cory Doctorow (Author)

Cory Doctorow is a blogger, journalist, and author science fiction and nonfiction. His writing has won numerous awards, including three Locus Awards, two John W. Campbell Awards, three Prometheus Awards, two Sunburst Awards, the White Pine Award, ...

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Amanda Palmer (Author of introduction, etc.)

Amanda Palmer rose to fame as the lead singer, pianist, and lyricist for the acclaimed band the Dresden Dolls and performs as a solo artist as well as collaborating with artists including Jonathan Richman and her husband, author Neil Gaiman.

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Author of introduction, etc. :
Neil Gaiman
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Cory Doctorow
Narrator :
Wil Wheaton
Author of introduction, etc. :
Amanda Palmer
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