Information Feudalism: Who Owns the Knowledge Economy?
January 01, 2007
6.4 X 0.68 X 8.26 inches | 0.69 pounds
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About the Author
Peter Drahos is a professor at the Research School of Social Sciences at the Australian National University. He is the author of A Philosophy of Intellectual Property and, with John Braithwaite, Global Business Regulation. John Braithwaite is a business regulatory scholar who is an Australian Research Council Federation Fellow at the Australian National University. His major works include Corporate Crime in the Pharmaceutical Industry and Corporations, Crime and Accountability.
"An excellent and compelling account. . . . A fascinating read for anyone interested in how the rules of the global knowledge economy are set." --Oxfam "If you want to know the real politics behind the new property rights . . . read this book." --Dr. Vandana Shiva, author of Biopiracy and Protect or Plunder "An important contribution to the ongoing concerns about colonialism and its effects on the maintenance of access to ideas and to knowledge as a public good." --College Research & Libraries Journal