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==Key Concepts==
==Key Concepts==
==Critiques and Commentary==
==Critiques and Commentary==
[http://www.benkler.org/wealth_of_networks/index.php/A_Critique_of_Benkler%27s_Argument_for_a_Commons-Based_Content_Layer A Critique of Benkler's Argument for a Commons-Based Content Layer]

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Summary of the chapter


Institutional Ecology and Path Dependence

The Physical Layer

Transport: Wires and Wireless

Recent Developments in Broadband Regulation


A Perspective on Limiting Device Functionality

The Logical Layer

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998

The Battle over Peer-to-Peer Networks

The Domain Name System: From Public Trust to the Fetishism of Mnemonics

The Browser Wars

Free Software

The Content Layer


Contractual Enclosure: Click-Wrap Licenses and the Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act (UCITA

Trademark Dilution

Database Protection

Linking and Trespass to Chattels: New Forms of Information Exclusivity

International "Harmonization"

Countervailing Forces

The Problem of Security


Sources cited in the chapter

Other relevant readings

Case Studies

Supporting examples


Key Concepts

Critiques and Commentary

A Critique of Benkler's Argument for a Commons-Based Content Layer