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The Future of the Internet : And How to Stop It

By: Jonathan Zittrain

...ect to the exception immediately following, this book may not be reproduced, in whole or in part, including illustrations, in any form (beyond that co... .... It can be accessed through the author’s Web site at http://www.jz.org. Set in Adobe Garamond type by The Composing Room of Michigan, Inc. Printed in... ...a by R. R. Donnelley, Harrisonburg, Virginia. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Zittrain, Jonathan ( Jonathan L.), 1969– The future o... ...an e-mail by a minute or two and no one may be the poorer; delay a stream of music too long and there is an interruption in playback. The network coul... ... to date. 43 It affected more than just connectivity: it overwrote documents, music, and multimedia files with copies of itself on users’ hard drives. I... ...ly 2007, 54 and the field is expanding: a study monitoring botnet activity in 2006 detected, on average, the emergence of 1 million new bots per month.... ...puters were responsible for more than 80 percent of the world’s spam in June 2006, and spam in turn accounted for an estimated 80 percent of the world... ... the world’s total e-mail. 59 North American PCs led the world in De- cember 2006, producing approximately 46 percent of the world’s spam. 60 That spa... ...l in or- der for the tool to be even minimally useful—compare a piano with a music box—but once the user has acquired some skill, the tools support a ...

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