Most cyberlaw tracts or Internet policy books today lament a world full of corporate conspiracies, closed systems, “kill switches,” and squashed consumer rights. The world loves a good tale of villainy and misery, and as Adam Thierer notes, that’s exactly what Tim Wu, a professor at Columbia Law School, new adviser to the Federal Trade Commission, and popularizer of the term "net neutrality," delivers in his new book The Master Switch: The Rise and Fall of Information Empires.
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