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The Future of the Internet : And How to Stop It

By: Jonathan Zittrain

...e and Stall of the Generative Net—7 1 Battle of the Boxes—11 2 Battle of the Networks—19 3 Cybersecurity and the Generative Dilemma—36 Part II After t... ...ork. In the 1990s, the Internet passed unnoticed in mainstream circles while networks were deployed by competing proprietary barons such as AOL, Com- ... ...n would prevail over the others, apparently imagining that the propri- etary networks would develop in the same way that the separate phone networks—a... ...converged to just one lucky provider. 1 All those bets lost. The proprietary networks went extinct, despite having accu- mulated millions of subscribe... ... $99 Timex/Sinclair Z-1000 or a $199 Texas Instruments TI-99/4A could use a television set as a display, and a standard audio cassette recorder to st... ...to a limited range of applications. For example, TiV o is greatly leveraging—television viewers describe its impact on their lives as rev- olutionary—... ...ted variations in performance have long been smoothed out in refrigerators, televisions, mobile phones, and automobiles. As for PCs, telling users th... ...onality (i.e., disable all storage to and playback from a hard disk drive of television data) in all but 192,708 units of the Infringing Products that... ...o might be using them at that very instant. 10 Imagine sitting down to watch television on an EchoStar box, and instead finding that all your recorded ...

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