The Internet in Everything: Freedom and Security in a World with No Off Switch

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Yale University Press
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6.4 X 1.0 X 9.4 inches | 1.3 pounds

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About the Author
Laura DeNardis, one of the world's leading Internet governance scholars, is a professor in the School of Communication at American University and the author of The Global War for Internet Governance and other books.
"Essential reading for policymakers and ordinary citizens alike." --Publishers Weekly
"This brilliant and essential book does nothing less than alter our paradigm for thinking about the internet--from communications and indirect control to communications and direct control. The internet is even more powerful--or more dangerous--than we think."--Anupam Chander, author of The Electronic Silk Road: How the Web Binds the World Together in Commerce
"This is a must-read. If you have limited time, read Chapters 1 and 8 at least. 'All of the policy issues in two-dimensional digital space have leapt into three-dimensional real-world space and have added new concerns around physical safety and everyday human activity.'"--Vint Cerf, Internet Pioneer
"The Internet isn't just about communication anymore, Laura DeNardis explains in this important new book. Digital networks can now directly affect and manipulate our physical world--even our own bodies. And when the Internet is embedded in everything, everything becomes a potential object of surveillance and control. DeNardis shows us why we need a new politics of privacy and security as the Internet gets physical."--Jack M. Balkin, Yale Law School
"A crucial read for understanding the unseen but powerful mechanisms and standards which shape security and policy issues impacting everyone."--Marietje Schaake, Member of European Parliament 2009-2019

"With more things than people connected to the Internet, we enter a cyber-physical world of opportunities and threats. Laura DeNardis is the perfect guide to this strange new world."--Joseph S. Nye, Jr., Harvard University and author of The Future of Power