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Information Feudalism: Who Owns The Knowledge Economy? A Book Review

Rimmer, Matthew


In Information Feudalism: Who Owns The Knowledge Economy?, Peter Drahos and his collaborator John Braithwaite reprise and expand upon the themes first developed in that article in 'The Information Society'. The authors contend: "Information feudalism is a regime of property rights that is not economically-efficient, and does not get the balance right between rewarding innovation and diffusing it. Like feudalism, it rewards guilds instead of inventive individual citizens. It makes democratic...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2003
Type: Journal article


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