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The Master Switch – A New Book by Tim Wu

Professor Tiw Wu from Columbia University law school, popularizer of the concept network neutrality in his paper Network Neutrality, Broadband Discrimination has written recently a new book entitled The Master Switch- The Rise and Fall of Information Empires.  The book will be released by KNOPF Publishers on 2 November 2010.

It “offers a history of the industry battles that took place behind the information empires of the twentieth century, and places the current debate over the neutrality of the Internet in historical context”. A short excerpt of the book is available here http://www.scribd.com/doc/35839776/The-Master-Switch-excerpt-by-Tim-Wu

See also, http://knopf.knopfdoubleday.com/2010/08/10/tim-wu-explains-what-net-neutrality-is-and-why-you-should-care/

 

 

 

 

 

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