The Wealth of Networks: How Social Production Transforms Markets and Freedom

Yochai Benkler
This book has become another key work in my cyberculture readings. Prof. Benkler provides an exhaustive presentation of what is out there. It sometimes become repetitive and too detailed but for those who are interested in the mechanics and culture of open source movements, economic and legal challenges they are exposed to, must have a look at this book. Pieces on legal aspects were a bit boring for me- as I am not particularly interested in at the moment- but political implications of social media/networked public spheres etc were particularly exciting…

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