The assigned books for the course are Jack M. Balkin and Beth Simone Noveck, eds., The State of Play (2006); C. Edwin Baker, Media, Markets, and Democracy (2002); Yochai Benkler, The Wealth of Networks (2006), Jonathan Zittrain, The Future of the Internet (2008), Lawrence Lessig, Remix (2008); Neil Netanel, Copyright's Paradox (2008), and Clay Shirky, Here Comes Everybody (2008).
All other readings for the course are available on the Internet.
After the assigned readings for each week I will sometimes also list a set of additional readings on related subjects if you are particularly interested in the subject. They are optional.
Dates marked with an asterisk (*) may be rescheduled.
Additional Reading (N.B. all additional readings are optional)
The State of Play, pp. 189-216
C. Edwin Baker, Media, Markets, and Democracy
Lawrence Lessig: Remix: Making Art and Commerce Thrive in the Hybrid Economy 1-114, 253-294
Jonathan Zittrain, The Future of the Internet
Julie Cohen, Configuring the Networked Self, Chapters 3,4,5,7 and 8 (on Blackboard)
Yochai Benkler, The Wealth of Networks, Ch. 2-5, pp 35-175
Jonathan Zittrain, The Future of the Internet, pp. 127-48
Clay Shirky, Here Comes Everybody
Yochai Benkler, The Wealth of Networks, Chapters 6-7, pp. 176-272