Information Doesn't Want to Be Free
Laws for the Internet Age
Narrated by Wil Wheaton & Neil Gaiman / 5 hours 5 minutes
This new edition features Neil Gaiman reading his own introduction!
In sharply argued, fast-moving chapters, Cory Doctorow’s Information Doesn’t Want to Be Free takes on the state of copyright and creative success in the digital age. Can small artists still thrive in the Internet era? Can giant record labels avoid alienating their audiences? This is a book about the pitfalls and the opportunities that creative industries (and individuals) are confronting today — about how the old models have failed or found new footing, and about what might soon replace them.
An essential listen for anyone with a stake in the future of the arts, Information Doesn’t Want to Be Free offers a vivid guide to the ways creativity and the Internet interact today, and to what might be coming next.
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“Cory Doctorow has been thinking longer and smarter than anyone else I know about how we create and exchange value in a digital age.”Douglas Rushkoff, author of Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus
“Filled with wisdom and thought experiments and things that will mess with your mind.”Neil Gaiman, author of American Gods