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Darknet: Hollywood’s War Against the Digital Generation

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by
J. D. Lasica

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 320 pages

File size: 872 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

“An indispensable primer for those who want to protect their digital rights from the dark forces of big media.”

-Kara Swisher, author of aol.com

The first general interest book by a blogger edited collaboratively by his readers, Darknet reveals how Hollywood’s fear of digital piracy is leading to escalating clashes between copyright holders and their customers, who love their TiVo digital video recorders, iPod music players, digital televisions, computers, and other cutting-edge devices. Drawing on unprecedented access to entertainment insiders, technology innovators, and digital provocateurs-including some who play on both sides of the war between digital pirates and entertainment conglomerates-the book shows how entertainment companies are threatening the fundamental freedoms of the digital age.

“An indispensable primer for those who want to protect their digital rights from the dark forces of big media.”

-Kara Swisher, author of aol.com

The first general interest book by a blogger edited collaboratively by his readers, Darknet reveals how Hollywood’s fear of digital piracy is leading to escalating clashes between copyright holders and their customers, who love their TiVo digital video recorders, iPod music players, digital televisions, computers, and other… (more)

“An indispensable primer for those who want to protect their digital rights from the dark forces of big media.”

-Kara Swisher, author of aol.com

The first general interest book by a blogger edited collaboratively by his readers, Darknet reveals how Hollywood’s fear of digital piracy is leading to escalating clashes between copyright holders and their customers, who love their TiVo digital video recorders, iPod music players, digital televisions, computers, and other cutting-edge devices. Drawing on unprecedented access to entertainment insiders, technology innovators, and digital provocateurs-including some who play on both sides of the war between digital pirates and entertainment conglomerates-the book shows how entertainment companies are threatening the fundamental freedoms of the digital age.

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