London Book Launch: The Future of the Internet
Thursday 24 April 2008, 19:00:00 - 20:00:00
Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA) 8 John Adam Street, London WC2N 6EZ.
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Jonathan Zittrain discusses the future of the Internet. The Internet's current trajectory is one of lost opportunity: its salvation, he argues, lies in the goodwill of its millions of users.
The London launch of Professor Jonathan Zittrain’s Book ‘The Future of the Internet and How to Stop It‘.
Free books available to take away!
Book Microblurb: The Internet’s current trajectory is one of lost opportunity. Its salvation, Jonathan argues, lies in the goodwill of its millions of users. Drawing on generative technologies like Wikipedia that have so far survived their own successes, he shows how to develop new technologies and social structures that allow users to work creatively and collaboratively, avoiding the excesses and abuses of openness—and saving the Net from lockdown.
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About the speakers
Becky HoggeAffiliation: Executive Director of the Open Rights Group