A Hacker Manifesto
Explains how the demands of companies for protection of their patents and copyrights and the culture of file sharing has given rise to a class conflict in which creators of the information are lined up against a possessing class who monopolize what the hackers produce.
- Hardback | 192 pages
- 130 x 206 x 28mm | 317.52g
- 04 Oct 2004
- HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS
- Cambridge, Mass, United States
McKenzie Wark's "A Hacker Manifesto" might also be called, without too much violence to its argument, "The Communist Manifesto 2.0". In essence, it's an attempt to update the core of Marxist theory for that relatively novel set of historical circumstances known as the information age.--Julian Dibbell, Author Of "play Money: Diary Of A Dubious Proposition"