Control and Code II: Regulation of Technology

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What happens when the government steps in to control technology directly? Why do we need government intervention at all?

Readings

  • Lessig, L. (2006). Code. New York, Basic Books. pp 1-8, 120-125. pdf
  • Spar, D. L. (2001). Ruling the waves : cycles of discovery, chaos, and wealth from compass to the Internet. New York, Harcourt. pp 157-173. pdf
  • Starr, P. (2004). The creation of the media : political origins of modern communications. New York, Basic Books. pp 1-12. pdf


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