High Noon on the Electronic Frontier
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High Noon on the Electronic Frontier

Conceptual Issues in Cyberspace

By Peter Ludlow

Foreword by Mike Godwin

A Bradford Book

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Summary

Peter Ludlow has culled from various sources, both print and electronic, key articles on hot cyberspace policy issues, together with lively extracts from online discussions of these issues. These include the standard academic pieces along with "rants and manifestos" on a broad range of issues from the denizens of cyberspace and reflect the discourse of cyberspace itself. At times they have what Ludlow terms "a certain gonzo quality," but nonetheless they raise serious conceptual issues in a way that illustrates precisely what is at stake. The topics covered in this timely compilation include privacy, property rights, hacking and cracking, encryption, censorship, and self and community on-line.

Hardcover

Out of Print ISBN: 9780262121965 558 pp. | 8.7 in x 6 in

Paperback

$48.00 X ISBN: 9780262621038 558 pp. | 8.7 in x 6 in

Contributors

Mike Godwin.

Reviews

  • ...this collection covers many timely issues...If you make your living by writing code, you have to read this book.

    Peter Coffee

    PC Week