I’ve decided to try recording at home and got a couple of titles to help me out. This one has been very helpful.
Lessig explores the benefits that the open architecture of the Internet has brought to innovation and creativity. He then turns to the reaction against this architecture by the entrenched stakeholders of the pre-Internet era, such as the music and film industries. His conclusion is pessimistic — the old is fighting successfully to protect itself against the new and stifling innovation in the process.
A serviceable introduction to the Jabber instant-messaging protocol.