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The Future of the Internet : And How to Stop It

By: Jonathan Zittrain

...ge intentionally left blank The Future of the Internet And How to Stop It Jonathan Zittrain Yale University Press New Haven & London A Caravan boo... ...nning entry of an open competition at www.worth1000.com. Copyright © 2008 by Jonathan Zittrain. All rights reserved. Subject to the exception immediat... ...burg, Virginia. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Zittrain, Jonathan ( Jonathan L.), 1969– The future of the Internet—and how to stop... ...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... ... $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...

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