Tim Wu: The Rise and Fall of Information Empires

FRI, NOV 5, 2010 (48:22)

Tim Wu, policy advocate, expert on copyright and communications, and creator of the phrase “net neutrality”, talks about his book, The Master Switch: The Rise and Fall of Information Empires.

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Tim Wu is a writer, professor at Columbia Law School and the chairman of media reform organization Free Press. Wu’s best known work is the development of Net Neutrality theory, but he has also written about copyright, international trade, and the study of law-breaking. He previously worked for Riverstone Networks in the telecommunications industry in Silicon Valley, and was a law clerk for Judge Richard Posner and Justice Stephen Breyer. Wu has written for The New Yorker, The Washington Post, Forbes, Slate magazine, and others.

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