Download E-books Freedom of Expression: Resistance and Repression in the Age of Intellectual Property PDF

By Kembrew McLeod

Freedom of Expression® covers the ways that highbrow estate legislation were used to denationalise all types of expression—from guitar riffs and Donald Trump’s “you’re fired” gesture to human genes and public space—and within the strategy stifle inventive expression. Kembrew McLeod demanding situations the blind embody of privatization because it clashes opposed to our correct to loose speech and shared resources.


Kembrew McLeod is professor of conversation stories on the collage of Iowa, writer of possessing tradition: Authorship, possession, and highbrow estate legislation, and coproducer of the documentary Copyright Criminals: this can be a Sampling Sport.


Lawrence Lessig is professor of legislation at Stanford legislation School.


This book’s documentary spouse may be to be had via Media schooling Foundation.

Show description

Download E-books Internet Resource Pricing Models (SpringerBriefs in Computer Science) PDF

By Ke Xu, Yifeng Zhong, Huan He

This short publications the reader via 3 uncomplicated net source pricing types utilizing an online fee research. Addressing the evolution of carrier forms, it offers numerous corresponding mechanisms that could make certain pricing implementation and source allocation. The authors talk about software optimization of community pricing tools in economics and underline periods of pricing equipment together with method optimization and entities' strategic optimization. The short closes with examples of the newly proposed pricing technique assisting to resolve the revenue distribution challenge introduced via P2P free-riding and increase the pricing potency with the creation of the associated fee discrimination. the net source pricing approach isn't just the foremost issue of net source allocation potency, but additionally the determinant of the revenue. The equipment and types mentioned in web source Pricing versions raise the potency of latest pricing concepts to make sure a valid and sustainable improvement of the net. The short may help researchers and execs operating with this key issue of net source allocation.

Show description

Download E-books Epic Win for Anonymous: How 4chan's Army Conquered the Web PDF

By Cole Stryker

4chan is the "Anti-Facebook," a website that significantly encourages anonymity. It spawned the hacktivist crew nameless, which famously defended WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange through bringing down MasterCard's and Visa's net sites.

Created via a 15-year-old wunderkind in 2003, it's the artistic strength at the back of "the Web's so much infectious memes and catchphrases" (Wired). this present day it has over 12 million per thirty days clients, with huge, immense social impact to match.

Epic Win is the 1st booklet to inform 4chan's tale. Longtime blogger and 4chan specialist Cole Stryker writes with a voice that's engrossingly informative and approachable. even if reading the 4chan- provoked Jessi Slaughter saga and the way cyber-bullying is a part of our new truth, or explaining how Sarah Palin's e-mail account was once leaked, Epic Win for Anonymous proves 4chan's transformative cultural effect, and the way it has influenced--and will proceed to influence-- society at huge.

Show description

Download E-books 21 Recipes for Mining Twitter PDF

Millions of public Twitter streams harbor a wealth of information, and when you mine them, you could achieve a few worthwhile insights. This brief and concise ebook deals a set of recipes that will help you extract nuggets of Twitter details utilizing easy-to-learn Python instruments. every one recipe deals a dialogue of the way and why the answer works, so that you can speedy adapt it to suit your specific wishes. The recipes comprise recommendations to:

  • Use OAuth to entry Twitter data
  • Create and learn graphs of retweet relationships
  • Use the streaming API to reap tweets in realtime
  • Harvest and learn buddies and followers
  • Discover friendship cliques
  • Summarize webpages from brief URLs

This booklet is an ideal significant other to O’Reilly's Mining the Social Web.

Show description

Download E-books Cryptography and Network Security: Principles and Practice (7th Edition) PDF

The ideas and perform of Cryptography and community Security

Stallings’ Cryptography and community Security, 7th version, introduces the reader to the compelling and evolving box of cryptography and community safeguard. In an age of viruses and hackers, digital eavesdropping, and digital fraud on an international scale, defense is paramount. the aim of this ebook is to supply a realistic survey of either the rules and perform of cryptography and community safeguard. within the first a part of the booklet, the elemental concerns to be addressed by means of a community defense strength are explored through supplying an academic and survey of cryptography and community safety expertise. The latter a part of the publication offers with the perform of community safety: useful functions which have been applied and are in use to supply community security.


The Seventh variation streamlines subject material with new and up-to-date fabric — together with Sage, some of the most very important positive factors of the e-book. Sage is an open-source, multiplatform, freeware package deal that implements an important, versatile, and simply discovered arithmetic and laptop algebra process. It offers hands-on event with cryptographic algorithms and aiding homework assignments. With Sage, the reader learns a robust software that may be used for almost any mathematical software. The ebook additionally presents an remarkable measure of help for the reader to make sure a profitable studying experience.

Show description

Download E-books The Law of Electronic Commerce PDF

By Alan Davidson

Written particularly for felony practitioners and scholars, this booklet examines the troubles, legislation and rules excited about digital trade. in exactly many years, trade through the realm large net and different on-line systems has boomed, and a brand new box of felony thought and perform has emerged. laws has been enacted to maintain speed with advertisement realities, cyber-criminals and unexpected social effects, however the ever-evolving nature of latest applied sciences has challenged the ability of the courts to reply successfully. This e-book addresses the felony matters with regards to the creation and adoption of assorted types of digital trade. From highbrow estate, to problems with defense and privateness, Alan Davidson appears to be like on the functional adjustments for legal professionals and advertisement events while offering a purpose for the underlying felony idea.

Show description

Download E-books Digital Vertigo: How Today's Online Social Revolution Is Dividing, Diminishing, and Disorienting Us PDF

By Andrew Keen

"Digital Vertigo offers an articulate, measured, contrarian voice opposed to a sea of hype approximately social media. As an avowed know-how optimist, i am thankful for prepared who makes me cease and imagine ahead of committing myself totally to the social revolution." ―Larry Downes, writer of The Killer App

In Digital Vertigo, Andrew prepared offers contemporary social media revolution because the such a lot wrenching cultural transformation because the business Revolution. Fusing a fast moving ancient narrative with front-line tales from contemporary on-line networking revolution and opinions of "social" businesses like Groupon, Zynga and LinkedIn, willing argues that the social media transformation is weakening, disorienting and dividing us instead of constructing the sunrise of a brand new egalitarian and communal age. The tragic paradox of lifestyles within the social media age, willing says, is the incompatibility among our net longings for neighborhood and friendship and our both strong wish for on-line person freedom. by way of exposing the shallow center of social networks like fb, Andrew willing exhibits us that the extra electronically attached we turn into, the lonelier and not more strong we appear to be.

Show description

Download E-books Your Digital Afterlife: When Facebook, Flickr and Twitter Are Your Estate, What's Your Legacy? (Voices That Matter) PDF

By Evan Carroll, John Romano

Nearly with no knowing it, now we have shifted towards an all-digital tradition. destiny heirlooms like relatives pictures, domestic video clips, and private letters now exist in basic terms in electronic shape, and in lots of situations they're saved utilizing well known prone like Flickr, YouTube, and Gmail. those electronic possessions shape a wealthy assortment that chronicles our lives and connects us to every other.

But have you ever thought of what's going to take place in your precious electronic possessions should you die?

Unfortunately the reply isn't as sure as we'd presume. there are lots of felony, cultural, and technical concerns that can hinder entry to those resources, and in the event you don't take steps to cause them to on hand in your heirs, your electronic legacy can be misplaced forever.

Written by means of the creators of, this e-book is helping you safe your important electronic resources to your household and maybe posterity. even if you're the informal electronic mail person or the hyper-connected electronic dweller, you'll come away with peace of brain figuring out that your electronic heirlooms won't be misplaced within the shuffle.

Show description

Download E-books Who Controls the Internet?: Illusions of a Borderless World PDF

By Tim Wu

Is the net erasing nationwide borders? Will the way forward for the internet be set via net engineers, rogue programmers, the United countries, or strong nations? who is quite accountable for what is taking place at the Net?
In this provocative new ebook, Jack Goldsmith and Tim Wu inform the interesting tale of the Internet's problem to governmental rule within the Nineties, and the consequent battles with governments around the globe. it is a e-book concerning the destiny of 1 idea--that the net could free up us ceaselessly from govt, borders, or even our actual selves. We research of Google's struggles with the French govt and Yahoo's capitulation to the chinese language regime; of ways the ecu Union units privateness criteria on the web for the whole international; and of eBay's struggles with fraud and the way it slowly discovered to belief the FBI. In a decade of occasions the unique imaginative and prescient is uprooted, as governments time and time back assert their strength to direct the way forward for the web. The future of the net over the following a long time, argue Goldsmith and Wu, will replicate the pursuits of strong international locations and the conflicts inside and among them.
While acknowledging the numerous points of interest of the earliest visions of the net, the authors describe the hot order, and chatting with either its unbelievable virtues and unavoidable vices. faraway from destroying the web, the adventure of the decade has result in a quiet rediscovery of a few of the oldest features and justifications for territorial executive. whereas territorial governments have unavoidable difficulties, it has confirmed challenging to exchange what legitimacy governments have, and more durable but to switch the process of rule of legislations that controls the unchecked evils of anarchy. whereas the internet will swap the various ways in which territorial states govern, it is going to no longer scale down the oldest and so much primary roles of presidency and demanding situations of governance.
Well written and full of attention-grabbing examples, together with colourful images of many key gamers in net heritage, this can be a paintings that's absolute to stir heated debate within the our on-line world neighborhood.

Show description

Download E-books The Next Digital Decade: Essays on the Future of the Internet PDF

Released through TechFreedom, a brand new expertise coverage imagine tank, this certain booklet brings jointly 26 inspiration leaders on net legislations, philosophy, coverage and economics to think about, from a wide selection of views, what the following electronic decade may well convey for the net. This booklet is key interpreting for somebody watching towards the electronic future.

The book's 31 essays tackle questions similar to: Has the web been solid for our tradition? Is the web in danger from the force to construct safer, yet much less “open” structures and units? Is the web quite so “exceptional?” Has it essentially replaced economics? Who—and what ideas—will govern the web in 2020? may still on-line intermediaries like entry companies, webhosting companies, se's and social networks do extra to “police” their networks, raise transparency, or function “neutrally?” What destiny is there for privateness on-line? Can on-line loose speech be regulated? Can it fairly unseat tyrants?

Show description