Laws of Disruption Harnessing the New Forces That Govern Life and Business in the Digital Age

ISBN-10: 0465018645
ISBN-13: 9780465018642
Edition: 2009
Authors: Larry Downes
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Description: Digital technology has become ubiquitous. We click through licensing agreements without reading them, post digital music files, and add phone applications. Are these uses legal? Moral? Most people aren't sure. This is because social, political, and  More...

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Book details

List price: $33.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 10/13/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 304
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.968
Language: English

Digital technology has become ubiquitous. We click through licensing agreements without reading them, post digital music files, and add phone applications. Are these uses legal? Moral? Most people aren't sure. This is because social, political, and economic systemslike the lawchange slowly, but technology changes in the blink of an eye. Users are left in the gap between the speed of innovation and the sluggishness of social change.InThe Laws of Disruption, Larry Downes, bestselling business author, consultant, and strategist, jumps into that gap, revealing the business and social implications of the laws of disruption as they relate to the problems of oversight, strategy, and the Internet. Essential reading for technology users, lawyers, and businesses,The Laws of Disruptionwill be an instant business classic, a guide for those who encounter these conflicts every day.

Introduction
Digital Life
Digital Life-Understanding Second-Order Effects
The Weird Economics of Information-Non-rivalrous Goods and the Problem-of Transaction Costs
Private Life
Convergence-When Worlds Collide
Personal Information-From Privacy to Propriety
Human Rights-Social Contracts in Digital Life
Public Life
Infrastructure-Rules of the Road on the Information Highway
Business-All Regulation Is Local
Crime-Public Wrongs, Private Remedies
Information Life
Copyright-Reset the Balance
Patent-Virtual Machines Need Virtual Lubricants
Software-Open Always Wins Eventually
Conclusion-Lessons Learned
Acknowledgments
Bibliography
Index

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