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Selected Essays on Technology, Creativity, Copyright, and the Future of the Future

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Author: Doctorow, Cory
ISBN:978-1-892391-81-0
Publication Date:Sep 2008
Publisher:Tachyon Publications
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $31.95
Book Description:

Hailed by Bruce Sterling as a "political activist, gizmo freak, junk collector, programmer, entrepreneur, and all-around Renaissance geek," Cory Doctorow is the Web's most celebrated high-tech pop-culture maven.Content is the first collection of Doctorow's infamous articles, essays, and polemics. Here's why Microsoft should stop treating its customers as criminals (through relentless digital-rights management); how America chose copyright and Happy Meal toys...
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Book Details
Pages:213
Detailed Subjects: Law / Intellectual Property / Copyright
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):12.802 x 20.168 x 1.651 cm
Book Weight:0.22 Kilograms
Author Biography
Doctorow, Cory (Author)
Writer and activist Cory Doctorow was born in Toronto, Canada on July 17, 1971. In 1999 he co-founded a free software company called Opencola and served as Canadian Regional Director of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America. For four years he worked as European Affairs Coordinator for the Electronic Frontier Foundation and in 2007 won its Pioneer Award. His first novel, Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom, won a Locus Award for Best First Novel. His short story collection A Place So Foreign and Eight More won a Sunburst Award, and his bestselling novel Little Brother received the 2009 Prometheus Award, a Sunburst Award, and the John W. Campbell Memorial Award. Doctorow also writes nonfiction books and articles, and he co-edits the blog Boing Boing.

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